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Sun God Surya on His Chariot

A work made of bronze inlaid with silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze inlaid with silver.


Pala period, 10th/12th century


Bangladesh or Eastern India

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Arts of Asia


Sun God Surya on His Chariot


Bangladesh (Object made in)

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901 CE–1200


Bronze inlaid with silver


19.5 × 10.7 × 6.7 cm (7 11/16 × 4 3/16 × 2 5/8 in.)

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Bertha Evans Brown Fund

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