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Image credit: © Phoenix Art Museum. All rights reserved. Photo by Ken Howie.
Artist/Maker:
Unknown, India

Title:
Painted Hindu manuscript cover (Portada hindú de manuscritos pintada)
Date:
18th century
Medium:
painted wood
Credit Line:
Collection Phoenix Art Museum, Gift of Ms. Amy S. Clague in honor of the Museum's 50th Anniversary
Object Number:
2008.329
On view status (subject to change):
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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