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Provenance

1942, gift of Mrs. John D. (Abby Aldrich) Rockefeller (b. 1874 - d. 1948), New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 12, 1942)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.

Indian, Chola period, late 10th century A.D.

Object Place

Tamilnadu, Southern India

Dimensions

Overall: 161.9 x 74 x 53.2cm (63 3/4 x 29 1/8 x 20 15/16in.) Mount (Rolling steel pedestal / 5/8" wooden skirts): 41.9 x 96.5 x 81.3 cm (16 1/2 x 38 x 32 in.)

Accession Number

42.120

Medium or Technique

Granulite, green schist

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture