Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Durga (Hindu Deity)

རྫོང་གི་ལྷ་མོ། རིའི་སྲས་མོ། 难近母(印度教女神)
(item no. 73846)
Origin Location Nepal
Date Range 1200 - 1299
Lineages Hindu
Size 8.89cm (3.50in) high
Material Copper
Collection John and Berthe Ford
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

A small figure from a Durga sculpture. This subject is a vanquished demon with a discus embedded in the chest. See a complete Durga sculpture with minor figures attached.

Jeff Watt 3-2008

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Thematic Sets
Hindu Religion Page (Nepal & Himalayan Regions)
Nepal: Sculpture (All)
Hindu Deity: Durga Main Page
Nepal: Early Malla Period Sculpture
Collection of John and Berthe Ford