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On view at the Museum: The Society Sector

Figurine of a holy cow

Contemporary Era, Asia
AL7045
Since cows give milk, Hindus consider them docile and generous. They protect and respect cows as sacred animals and abstain from eating their meat.

Datasheet

  • 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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