Statue of the Hindu Godess Durga

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 02 December 2018
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This statue depicts the Hindu goddess Durga fighting demons. It is made from stone and dates from the 11th century CE during the rule of the Hoyshala dynasty. It was likely made in the vicinity of Mysore, in Karnataka, India. (Museum Rietberg, Zürich)

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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 World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2018, December 02). Statue of the Hindu Godess Durga. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9639/statue-of-the-hindu-godess-durga/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Statue of the Hindu Godess Durga." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 02, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9639/statue-of-the-hindu-godess-durga/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Statue of the Hindu Godess Durga." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 02 Dec 2018. Web. 12 Jul 2024.

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