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Dancing Ganesa
Title Dancing Ganesa
Accession Number 5625/A25203
Museum Name Indian Museum, Kolkata
Gallery Name N.A.
Object Type Sculpture
Main Material Stone
Country India
Provenance Gangarampur, Dinajpur, West Bengal
Origin Place Gangarampur, Dinajpur, West Bengal
Period / Year of Work Ca 12th century CE
Dimensions 85x36cm.
Brief Description The eight armed dancing figure of Ganesa is holding by his two right back hands a mace fixed with the head of an axe and a flower. The two front hands show a rosary and the abhaya mudra. One of the rest hands is holding a pot of sweet meats one of which is being lifted by his trunk. The figure is attended by musicians, his mount the rat and vidyadhara figures.