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

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

Topsfield, Andrew, ‘Indian Art at the Ashmolean Museum’, Oriental Art, 43/4, (Winter 1997-1998), p. 28, illus. p. 26 fig. 9

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