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Eight-Armed Dancing God Ganesha

A brown wooden sculpture of an eight-armed elephant-headed figure in clothing and a headdress that seems to be dancing, standing under an archway that has carved figures on the arch and columns.
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  • A brown wooden sculpture of an eight-armed elephant-headed figure in clothing and a headdress that seems to be dancing, standing under an archway that has carved figures on the arch and columns.

Date:

17th century

Artist:

Nepal
Kathmandu Valley

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Eight-Armed Dancing God Ganesha

Place

Kathmandu Valley (Object made in)

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1601–1800

Medium

Wood

Dimensions

88.5 × 47.5 × 19.5 cm (34 7/8 × 18 3/4 × 7 11/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Marilynn B. Alsdorf

Reference Number

2014.1042

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