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Dancing Ganesa
Title Dancing Ganesa
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.