Figure of Brahma, god of creation

On display


  • Title

    Figure of Brahma, god of creation

  • Associated place

    Kashmir (place of creation)
  • Date

    late 7th century - early 8th century AD
  • Material and technique

    green chlorite

  • Material index

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    with mount 51 x 28 x 10.5 cm max. (height x width x depth)
    41 x 28 x 10.5 cm max. (height x width x depth)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1995.

  • Museum location

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

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.


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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. 26 fig. 9

Siudmak, John E. C., ‘The Stylistic Development of the Sculpture of Kashmir’, 1994, Oxford, Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford, D.Phil thesis

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