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Hanuman

1100s
Overall: 18 x 19 cm (7 1/16 x 7 1/2 in.)
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When posed in this powerful and exuberant manner, the image of Hanuman stood at the top of a standard. As the son of the wind god and the most powerful of the primeval forest-dwellers, who are depicted with the head and tail of a monkey and the body of a man, Hanuman as an emblem spelled success in battle.
Hanuman

Hanuman

1100s

Cambodia, Angkor, Bayon style, 12th Century

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