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Stele of Vishnu

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Artist Unknown (Bangladesh)

Date

11th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G211
Stele of Vishnu, Artist Unknown (Bangladesh)
Stele of Vishnu: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Sculpture | Grey schist
Size: 48 x 22 x 8 in. (121.92 x 55.88 x 20.32 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, India, Bangladesh
Culture: Asia, India, Bangladesh
Style: 11th century, Pala dynasty
Physical Description: Vishnu on a lotus pedestal flanked by his principal consorts; holds a mace, sun dish (cakra), conch and lotus blossom in his four hands; various animals and mythical creatures in background; figures shown at base.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 90.67
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009