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Standing Female Deity, probably Durga

Khmer Art, 700CE
Standing Female Deity, probably Durga, Khmer Art
Standing Female Deity, probably Durga, zoomed in
134 cmStanding Female Deity, probably Durga scale comparison45.7 cm
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Standing Female Deity, probably Durga is a Khmer Stone Sculpture created in 700CE. It lives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The image is used according to Educational Fair Use, and tagged Goddess. Source

Durga is a badass. Also called Devi or Shakti, Durga is a Hindu warrior goddess, often shown riding a lion or tiger and with a weapon gripped in each of her eight arms.

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