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Khadiravani Tara
Title Khadiravani Tara
Museum Name Indian Museum, Kolkata
Gallery Name Archaeology
Object Type Sculpture
Main Material Stone
Country India
Provenance Bihar
Origin Place Bihar
Period / Year of Work 2nd regnal year of Ramapala, Ca. 10th century CE
Dimensions 120x60x25cm.
Brief Description The two-armed Khadiravani Tara is standing on a lotus pedestal. Her right hand is in the varada mudra, while the left holds the stem of a utpala. She is accompanied by Asokakanta Marichi and Ekajata. The inscription on the pedestal reds: 'This is a gift of gods; by the piou7s devotee Bhatta Ichchha, the son of Bhatta Naho. May the merit abiding in this, contribute to the well beings with his father and mother at the head! The second year of King Sri Ramapaladeva, 28th day of Vaisakha.'