From Northern India, figure of seated Ganesha on perforated cylinder (armature of wheeled toy deity).

Accession Number
1980/2.280

Title
From Northern India, figure of seated Ganesha on perforated cylinder (armature of wheeled toy deity).

Artist(s)
Indian

Artist Nationality
Indian (South Asian)

Object Creation Date
4th century - 6th century

Medium & Support
terracotta

Dimensions
4 1/4 in x 2 7/8 in x 2 in (10.8 cm x 7.3 cm x 5.08 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel

Primary Object Classification
Sculpture

Additional Object Classification(s)
Ritual Object

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
Ganesha
Hinduism
elephants

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