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South Asian Art & Architecture: Background Information

Yakshi Holding a Crowned Child with a Visiting Parrot

A terracotta relief sculpture with Yakshi holding a child and a parrot next to Yakshi's head.

Yakshi Holding a Crowned Child with a Visiting Parrot, ca. 1st century B.C., India, terracotta, Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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