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Male Torso
Title Male Torso
Accession Number 187/9042
Museum Name National Museum, New Delhi
Gallery Name Pre-History
Object Type Pre-History
Main Material Stone
Origin Place Harappa
Find Place Harappa
Period / Year of Work Circa 2500 BC
Dimensions 9.2 x 5.5 x 3 cm
Brief Description This torso of a male is carved out of red jaspery-stone. In the frontal pose the abdomen is slightly bulging. The fleshy parts of the body beautify the sculpture. Sockets are provided for fixing the hands, the arms and the nipples to the body which is one of the most interesting features of animated figures, exhibiting highly technical skill of the Harappans. This technique is mainly applied for figures with moveable limbs.