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Torso of a goddess

Accession Number
2012/2.166

Title
Torso of a goddess

Artist(s)
Indian

Artist Nationality
Indian (South Asian)

Object Creation Date
3300-1300 BCE

Medium & Support
terracotta

Dimensions
2 5/16 in x 1 3/4 in x 7/8 in (5.87 cm x 4.45 cm x 2.22 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink

Label copy
Anonymous
Torso of a goddess
India
3300–1300 BCE
Terracotta
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink, 2012/2.166

Physical Description
A small figurine of a torso of a goddess. She has a long oval head with a decorated head piece and dress. Her eyes are circular in shape and hollowed out, so they appear very dark.

Primary Object Classification
Sculpture

Primary Object Type
bust

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
goddesses
sculpture (visual works)
torsos (animal components)

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