3. Hero Stele from India
Gujarat or Rajasthan, India
37 x 63cm
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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
Detail: close-up view of face