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Durga with Adorants, 9th-10th century

Unknown (Indian, Uttar Pradesh - late 9th-10th century)

buff sandstone
78.7 cm high
Gift of Max Tanenbaum, Toronto, 1978
National Gallery of Canada (no. 23243)

Durga, "the Unattainable," is one of the incarnations of the goddess Parvati. In the form known as Kshemankari she brings health and well being.

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