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Recto: Two seated men adjusting turbans Verso: Ganesha

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Ganesha

  • Ganesha

    Chubby elephant-headed Hindu deity and son of Shiva and Parvati. He is the god of wisdom, bestower of wealth, and remover of obstacles who is invoked at the beginning of any enterprise.

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    • currently in research collection

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