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Surya, 800-850

India: Tamil Nadu, 800-850
Granite
58-1/2 x 22 x 10 in. (148.6 x 55.9 x 25.4 cm)
The Norton Simon Foundation
F.1975.16.05.S
© The Norton Simon Foundation

On view

Surya is the sun god within the Hindu pantheon. As is customary, he holds two partially opened lotus flowers. This befits his role
as the source of light, as the lotus buds will open fully under the nourishing rays of the sun.

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