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The Rama Epic: Hero, Heroine, Ally, Foe

The demon king Ravana riding a mythical bird
approx. 1800–1900. Indonesia; North Bali
Colors and gold on wood

Courtesy of Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, Acquisition made possible by the Connoisseurs’ Council and the estate of K. Hart Smith, 2010.18.2. Photograph © Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.