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The Art of Storytelling

Hanuman conversing
1000–1100. India; Tamil Nadu state, Chola period (880–1279)
Copper alloy

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, Bequests of Mary Clarke Thompson, Fanny Shapiro, Susan Dwight Bliss, Isaac D. Fletcher, William Gedney Beatty, John L. Cadwalader and Kate Read Blacque, Gifts of Mrs. Samuel T. Peters, Ida H. Ogilvie, Samuel T. Peters and H. R. Bishop, F. C. Bishop and O. M. Bishop, Rogers, Seymour and Fletcher Funds, and other gifts, funds, and bequests from various donors, by exchange, 1982.220.9. Photograph © The Metropolitan Museum of Art, www.metmuseum.org.