Ancient Statue of Goddess Uma

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 02 December 2018
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This ancient statue of the Hindu goddess Uma (Parvarti) is rendered in the pre-Angkor style of Prasat Andet. It comes from Cambodia, it is made from standstone, and it dates to the late 7th or early 8th century 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 World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2018, December 02). Ancient Statue of Goddess Uma. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9641/ancient-statue-of-goddess-uma/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Ancient Statue of Goddess Uma." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 02, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9641/ancient-statue-of-goddess-uma/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Ancient Statue of Goddess Uma." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 02 Dec 2018. Web. 06 Dec 2021.

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