Overall: 66 cm (26 in.)
John L. Severance Fund 1948.459
This group has been linked to a temple dedicated to Shiva in Central Java. Its name, Loro Jonggrang, meaning "Slender Maiden," refers to the image of the warrior goddess Durga on the temple, which local legend links to the form of a princess cursed to be turned into stone. The highly porous stone is the distinctive material used to construct temples on the volcanic islands of Indonesia.
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