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Darpanika
Title Darpanika
Museum Name Indian Museum, Kolkata
Gallery Name Archaeology
Object Type Sculpture
Main Material Sand Stone
Country India
Provenance Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh
Origin Place Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh
Period / Year of Work Chandela, Ca. 10th-11th century CE
Dimensions 94x38cm.
Brief Description The elaborately and finely carved sculpture represents a female figure standing under a bower formed by a fig tree in which are seen squirrels and a bird. She is engaged at her toilet and holds in front of her face by her left hand a convex mirror while her right hand is raised over her head possibly arranging her hair.