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Title Gajalakshmi
Accession Number acc-no-0241
Museum Name Archaeological Survey of India, Goa
Gallery Name Gallery no-1
Object Type Sculpture
Main Material Basalt
Artist's Nationality Indian
Country India
Provenance Carambolim, Tiswadi, Goa
Find Place Carambolim, Tiswadi, Goa
Style Kadamba
Patron/Dynasty Kadamba
Period / Year of Work 11th/12th Century AD
Tribe Kadamba
Culture Kadamba
Dimensions 1.00 m X 0.57 m X 0.16 m
Detailed Description Finely carved composite Gajalakshmi sculpture in high relief watered by two elephants on either side. The four handed deity is seated in padmasana (folded legs) holding lotus in both upper hands; attributes in lower hands are missing. Chest, face and head portion are mutilated. Gajalakshmi wears kiritha mukuta. The composite sculpture probably had adorned the lintel of a Hindu temple during the kadamba period.
Brief Description Finley carved composite Gajalakshmi sculpture in high relief.