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K0221 KHMER ANTEFIX OF RISHI
Angkor Period, Angkor Vat 12th Century
KHMER ANTEFIX OF RISHI
Angkor Period, Style of Angkor Vat
12th Century
Sandstone
Height 57cm, Width 42cm, weight about 50Kg
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Description: The Rishi seated in the center within an arch decorated with lotus-leaf motif which is the characteristic of the Angkor Vat period. The Rishi is represented with closed eyes, a wide moustache, and a long pointed beard. A Rishi is a Hindu ascetic or hermit who received the revelation of the Vedic hymns, and is usually represented as a bearded sage focused in meditation.



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