Figure of GaneshaOn display
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Figure of Ganesha
Datelate 10th century - early 11th century AD
Material and technique
Material indexprocessed material metal alloy copper alloy bronze
Dimensions17.5 x 14 x 9 cm max. (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Bequeathed by Douglas and Mary Barrett, 2013.
Museum locationFirst floor | Gallery 32 | India from AD 600
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Glossary of terms
Chubby elephant-headed Hindu deity and son of Shiva and Parvati. He is the god of wisdom, bestower of wealth, and remover of obstacles who is invoked at the beginning of any enterprise.