Votive offering to goddess Mata

Made:
1898-1899 in Hyderabad

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Carved wooden votive offering, crudely executed in the form of a female(?), with peg to fit in base, offering to Mata, Goddess of smallpox, during the 1898-1899 famine, Nizam's dominions, Hyderabad, India, 1898-1899; secured to long wooden display base along with three other statues, see A79208-A79210

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A79211
Materials:
complete and wood (unidentified)
type:
votive offering
taxonomy:
credit:
Luxmore