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Dancing Ganesa
Title Dancing Ganesa
Museum Name Indian Museum, Kolkata
Gallery Name Archaeology
Object Type Sculpture
Main Material Stone
Country India
Provenance North Bengal
Origin Place North Bengal
Period / Year of Work Ca 11th century CE
Dimensions 67x33x12cm.
Brief Description Standing on a lotus the elephant headed god Ganesa is depicted as dancing to the tune of two musicians on his either side. His front left hand is holding a pot full of sweet meats, one of which is being lifted by his trunk. His mount rat is represented on the pedestal. The top of the arch is decorated with mango fruits along with stems and leaves.