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Four-Armed Seated God Ganesha

A work made of marble with traces of pigment.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of marble with traces of pigment.


Shahi period, 7th/8th century


Pakistan or Afghanistan

About this artwork


On View, Gallery 141


Arts of Asia


Four-Armed Seated God Ganesha


Afghanistan (Object made in)

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601 CE–800 CE


Marble with traces of pigment


22.6 × 15.3 × 3.9 cm (8 7/8 × 6 × 1 1/2 in.)

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Gift of Marilynn B. Alsdorf

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