Celestial Female

Celestial Female
Creator:
Vietnam: ancient Champa kingdom
Date:
c.1100
Medium:
Sandstone 
Dimensions:
28 x 13-1/4 x 9 in. (71.1 x 33.7 x 22.9 cm) 
Credit Line:
Norton Simon Art Foundation 
Accession Number:
M.1977.20.2.S 
Copyright:
© Norton Simon Art Foundation 
On View
Description

This female figure, which would have decorated the exterior of a temple or monument, may represent the river goddess Ganga, who is personified as a woman.

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