Figure (mother goddess). Squatting female figure with legs splayed to reveal her genitals, possibly 'Lajja Gauri'. The fertility aspect is emphasised not only by the displayed pubic region but also by the blossoming lotus which takes the place of a human head. Made of red slipware terracotta.

An00014093 001 l

Thing

Made Of
terracotta
Type of Thing
figure
Subject
deity, lotus
Techniques
slipped

Place

Found In
Ter
Made In
Ter

Time

Acquired In
1958
Made
3rdC

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