Aiyanar. God is mounted on steed with three horns growing out of its head. Figure holds rein in left hand, whip in right hand. At right of hand sits figure of Pavadairayan, at left is Puranai, one of his wives. All are placed on a wooden platform (back right hind leg is broken). Bronze. Height: 13'. (Zumbro cat. #1452). India.

Catalog Number: YPM ANT 243420
Department: Anthropology
Summary Data: Aiyanar. God is mounted on steed with three horns growing out of its head. Figure holds rein in left hand, whip in right hand. At right of hand sits figure of Pavadairayan, at left is Puranai, one of his wives. All are placed on a wooden platform (back right hind leg is broken). Bronze. Height: 13'. (Zumbro cat. #1452). India.
Description: ANT number 243420; lot count 1
Materials: wood
Function: art (ritual objects, figurines)
Culture Group: Asian : India
Locality: Asia; India
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ANT.243420 Digital Image: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History; photo by Div. of Anthropology, Yale Peabody Museum, 2008 metadata updated: 4 May 2018 11:15:28
ANT.243420 Digital Image: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History; photo by Div. of Anthropology, Yale Peabody Museum, 2008 metadata updated: 4 May 2018 11:15:29
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