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1. Wooden Mask of Indra
Nepal
Modern; 16th-17th century
Wood with traces of polychromy
Height: 9.5"

Wooden Mask of Indra

This sensitive rendering of Indra, characterized by a distinctive crown and horizontal third eye, is a rare surviving example of ritual masks displayed during the festival of Indra at the end of the fall harvest season in the Kathmandu Valley.

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