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Four-Armed Sarasvati, Goddess of Learning, Seated in Lotus Position (Padmasana)

A work made of chlorite phyllite.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of chlorite phyllite.

Date:

Hoysala period, 12th century

Artist:

India
Karnataka

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 141

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Four-Armed Sarasvati, Goddess of Learning, Seated in Lotus Position (Padmasana)

Place

Karnataka (Object made in)

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1201–1300

Medium

Chlorite phyllite

Dimensions

89.6 × 56 × 32.8 cm (35 1/4 × 22 × 12 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Marilynn B. Alsdorf

Reference Number

2019.733

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