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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Asian
Ceremonial Artifacts ➔ Figure, Rama

Identifier:
121085
Description:
This item portrays bronze figures of the three manifestations of the figure Rama, according to the Hindu religion. Object includes a rectangular stand with designs etched into it and three slots in which the manifestation figures slide into from the back. The center figure is taller, at 3.30 inches, than the other two at 2.50 inches.;Rama in three manifestations. The Hindu god, Rama, epitomized virtue and chivalry and may have been a historical figure whose legend transformed him into a deity. According to Hindu beliefs, Rama was born a prince in line for the throne of Ayodhya--an ancient town that is regarded as one of the 7 sacred Hindu cities. Rama eventually claims this throne and learns that he is an incarnation of Vishnu, one of the three most important gods in Hinduism. 
Materials:
Cast, Bronze
Dimensions:
5" h 6.5" w 2.75" d
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Museum Purchase
Rights:

Exhibit/Program
Virtual World Cultures Scavenger Hunt (August 2020)
“Culture” is a word that describes the ways of life shared by a
group of people. It has to do with how people live and includes things
such as music, art, religion language, clothing and more.This scavenger hunt
will introduce you to a few of the fascinating customs, beliefs and lifestyles
of people from diverse cultures in our communities and around the world.

Maker/Donor
Mrs. David Church
Related Place
India