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Bronze figure of Surya

Small bronze figurine of Surya standing erect on a small round lotus base. Both arms are held forward, each hand holding a lotus bud. He wears full draperies hung from an ornamental girdle, a sacred thread, chest band, necklace, arm bands, bracelets and a five-tier crown. Behind the head is a large, round solid halo.
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