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Unknown, India

Painted Hindu manuscript cover
18th century
painted wood
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Collection Phoenix Art Museum, Gift of Ms. Amy S. Clague in honor of the Museum's 50th Anniversary
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Not on view
Description: This cover shows the same iconography as the example from Nepal: Shiva, the god of destruction; his consort Parvati; and their sons Kumara (right, with four arms) and Ganesha (left, with elephant head).
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  • Sacred Word and Image
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