Stone plaque of Narasimha slaying the demon Hiranyakashipu

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Details

  • Title

    Stone plaque of Narasimha slaying the demon Hiranyakashipu

  • Associated place

    Kashmir (place of creation)
  • Date

    late 6th century - early 7th century AD
  • Material and technique

    stone

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    10.5 x 6.5 x 1.5 cm (height x width x depth)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Alexander Goetz, in honour of Professor Samuel Eilenberg, 1996.

  • Museum location

    First floor | Gallery 32 | India from AD 600
  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1996.78

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Further reading

Topsfield, Andrew, ‘Indian Art at the Ashmolean Museum’, Oriental Art, 43/4, (Winter 1997-1998), p. 28, illus. p. 25 fig. 8

Ahuja, Naman, Art and Archaeology of Ancient India: Earliest Times to the Sixth Century (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2018), no. 68

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