Naga (Serpent Divinity)

300s CE
Overall: 67.3 cm (26 1/2 in.)
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The coils of a serpent's body and the bottle of water in his hand confirm the identity of this figure as a water serpent divinity called a naga. Nagas continue to be important divinities in local piety, for they control the forces of water, essential for prosperity.
Naga (Serpent Divinity)

Naga (Serpent Divinity)

300s CE

India, Mathura, Kushan period

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