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Pottery bust of Hanuman

Origin: India / South East Asia


Early pottery bust of Hanuman, the face with typical simian features, having elongated ears and wearing a large crown. Mounted on perspex base.

Fabric: Brown clay with grey slip

Size: Height (excluding modern base) 6 cm.

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Hanuman, together with Ganesha and Garuda, is one of the three major Hindu deities with animalistic physical features. He is loved all over India as the monkey-god who so faithfully served Rama in his war against Ravana, the demon king. Hanuman is a major deity in North India where he is regarded as a propitiator against all evil.



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