Mould for a plaque with a bejewelled goddess or yakshi (nature spirit) with female attendantOn display
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Mould for a plaque with a bejewelled goddess or yakshi (nature spirit) with female attendant
Datelate 2nd century - early 1st century BC
Material and technique
Dimensions23.2 x 24 x 4 cm max. (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Presented by the Friends of the Ashmolean Museum, 1993.
Museum locationGround floor | Gallery 12 | India to AD 600
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Glossary of terms
A semi-divine female nature spirit.
Ahuja, Naman, Art and Archaeology of Ancient India: Earliest Times to the Sixth Century (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2018), no. 135