Celestial woman

Image Information: From Orissa, eastern India, 13th century AD. A celestial woman: "Hindu temples in Orissa frequently include statues of semi-divine figures such as the apsaras (heavenly nymphs), gandharvas (the choristers of heaven), and the navagraha (nine astrological planets)." OA 1872.7-1.92. Website: British Museum Compass.

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