India, Madhya Pradesh or Rajasthan, 800-850 AD
Source: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
800-850 AD.How come in Los angeles museum!
Probably acquired when extremely undervalued.
Seems much of these collections show cased here are within suspicion. But the Indian Government wholesale neglect of its culture, paving the Ganga with concrete seems to go under the name of "restoration" etc, it is not surprising so much of its invaluable heritage is smuggled out!
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Some of these have been out of India since the mid- 19th century!
Beautiful work of art and imagination!