Sandstone Statue of Ganesha

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 02 December 2018
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This sandstone statue of Ganesha (Ganesh) comes from India and was made during the era of the Chandela dynasty, which ruled over large swaths of central India. This specimen was created in the 1000s CE. (Museum Rietberg, Z├╝rich).

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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2018, December 02). Sandstone Statue of Ganesha. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9638/sandstone-statue-of-ganesha/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Sandstone Statue of Ganesha." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 02, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9638/sandstone-statue-of-ganesha/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Sandstone Statue of Ganesha." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 02 Dec 2018. Web. 16 Jun 2021.