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On view at the Museum: The Society Sector

Figurine of a holy cow

Contemporary Era, Asia
Since cows give milk, Hindus consider them docile and generous. They protect and respect cows as sacred animals and abstain from eating their meat.


  • Type: Statue
  • Place of origin: India
  • Materials and techniques: Brass
  • Date: 20th century
  • Dimensions: 9.5 x 8 x 13.5 cm
  • Weight: 760 g
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