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A Hindu Goddess
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A Hindu Goddess

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Description This grand figure resembles those at a temple consisting of a circular enclosure built to contain no fewer than 81 images of female deities around its circumference. These deities, known as "yogini," were thought to bestow worldly success and magical powers.
  • Desire and Devotion: Art from India, Nepal, and Tibet in the John and Berthe Ford Collection. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara; Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque; Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham. 2001-2003.
Provenance Doris Wiener, New York; purchased by John and Berthe Ford, Baltimore, 1969; given to Walters Art Museum, 2003.
Credit Gift of John and Berthe Ford, 2003

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ca. 975-1000
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H: 44 x W: 18 x D: 10 1/2 in. (111.8 x 45.7 x 26.7 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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