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Bas-Relief of the Entrance of a Gupta Sanctuary, Provenance unknown, 5th-6th century

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Title: Bas-Relief of the Entrance of a Gupta Sanctuary, Provenance unknown, 5th-6th century
Author(s): Frederic, Louis
Keywords: Gupta Period
Gupta Sculpture
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stone sculpture
book scan
Series/Report no.: Basham Collection
Description: It represents the goddess of the river Yamuna who is here standing on her emblem, the tortoise, An umbrella is held above her head by a water spirit while a sky spirit flies above the whole, with a garland in its hand, A follower accompanies the deity on the tortoise, Note the hair-style in a sort of cushion, the triple flexion of the body of the goddess (tribhanga) and the detailed work of the umbrella of peacock feathers,
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/163605
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-838

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