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The devi (goddess) Ganga. Jaipur, circa 1860-80. Opaque water with gold on wasli. 35.8 x 26.8cm
Ganga is the personification of the river Ganges as goddess. She has her own mythology including the vahana (vehicle/mount) of a makara (aquatic monster).
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Above: gilt detail reflecting light
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