<em>Agni</em>, early 10th century. Sandstone, 32 1/2 x 10 in. (82.6 x 25.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Bernice and Robert Dickes, 77.199. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 77.199_front_PS6.jpg)


Medium: Sandstone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:early 10th century

Dimensions: 32 1/2 x 10 in. (82.6 x 25.4 cm)


Accession Number: 77.199

Image: 77.199_front_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Paunched and bearded figure of a divine priest, Agni, the guardian of the Southeast, is carved in high relief in grey sandstone. With high chignon of matted locks and distinctive flamed aureole, the figure is void above the knees and below his upper arms.

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