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Fig. 1.6:
Wrathful deity (Acala or Vighnāntaka)

Excavated at Kharakhoto, China; Tangut State of Xixia, early 13th century
64 x 41.5 cm

Acquisition date: Entered the Hermitage in 1933; transferred from the State Russian Museum
State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
Inventory Number: ХХ-2537

Online references: https://www.hermitagemuseum.org
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