string(21) "edanmdm:fsg_S1986.549" Festival image of a local deity, cami (god) or viran (hero) - National Museum of Asian Art

Festival image of a local deity, cami (god) or viran (hero)

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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    Tamil Nadu state, India
  • Material

    Fired earthenware
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 67.6 x 26.7 x 16.8 cm (26 5/8 x 10 1/2 x 6 5/8 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Treasures from the Smithsonian: A First Look (October 11, 2001 to August 23, 2002)
    Terracottas from South India (May 21, 1988 to January 1, 1989)
  • Origin

    Tamil Nadu state, India
  • Credit Line

    Gift of the Indian Advisory Committee for the Festival of India and the Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Government of India
  • Type

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