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Plaque, D38.323

Physical Description

A small oval clay tablet with a figure in relief impressed upon it. The figure is seated in the lotus position (dhyanasana) upon a lotus throne. The figure has three heads and eight arms many of which are holding attributes. The main figure is holding a consort (sakti) or female figure whose legs area clasping the main figure around the waist. Identified as the deity Sang-dii (Tibetan) or Guhyasamaja (Sanskrit name) by visiting Tibetan monks (2/91).

Provenance

Locality:
Collected by: Dr Edith Huntley

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 55 x 48 x 21mm

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