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Mother Goddess Figurine

Asian Art

On View: Asian Galleries, Arts of South Asia, 2nd floor
MEDIUM Terracotta
  • Place Made: Mathura, India
  • DATES 3rd–2nd century B.C.E.
    PERIOD Mauryan Period
    DIMENSIONS 6 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. (17.1 x 8.9 cm)  (show scale)
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1989.179.4
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Dr. Bertram H. Schaffner
    PROVENANCE Prior to 1969, provenance not yet documented; between 1966 and 1969, reportedly acquired by Dr. Bertram H. Schaffner of New York, NY; 1989, gift of Dr. Bertram H. Schaffner to the Brooklyn Museum
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    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Asian Galleries, Arts of South Asia, 2nd floor
    CAPTION Mother Goddess Figurine, 3rd–2nd century B.C.E. Terracotta, 6 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. (17.1 x 8.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. Bertram H. Schaffner, 1989.179.4. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1989.179.4_PS6.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 1989.179.4_PS6.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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