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3. Hero Stele from India
Gujarat or Rajasthan, India
17th-18th c.
marble
37 x 63cm
Hero Stele from India
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Marble hero stele; probably depicting Tejaji, a local hero from a certain area.

These stones can be found all over Gujarat and Rajasthan.

Once a year they are worshipped with flowers and ritual red paint.

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Detail: close-up view of face
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