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Large Khmer Votive stele with sacred bull, 8th Cent

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Sculpture: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1076568

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Large Khmer Votive stele with sacred bull, 8th Cent
The rectangular votive stele with lobed top and shaped base supporting to one side a figure of a Nandi, the sacred bull. The votive stele, carved on both sides with inscriptions in ancient Khmer script. These votive sandstone pieces are placed around temples as commemoratives. A compelling piece of Buddhist art. Made of gray sandstone, the piece is 4ft high (123 cms) on its mount and 116 cms (3.9 ft) for the panel alone. estimate value U$D 9 000 / 11 000

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