Title Ganesa
Accession Number N.S.4951/A25063
Museum Name Indian Museum, Kolkata
Gallery Name Archaeology
Object Type Sculpture
Main Material Sand Stone
Country India
Provenance Bhumara, Madhya Pradesh
Origin Place Bhumara, Madhya Pradesh
Period / Year of Work C 5th century CE
Dimensions 69x31cm.
Brief Description The elephant headed Ganesa, the god both of obstacle and success is carved in the round. He is seen seated on a thick cushion in maharajalilasana (royal posture) wearing ornaments and crown. The tip of his trunk is broken. The right hand and left palm of the deity is missing. The deity is one tusked.