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Ogre handling a club
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Why this is a
Masterpiece

It is of great historical value.

History of the Object
This was originally the sculptured figure of an ogre who handles a club in the left hand. Now only the bust is remaining. It was originally a guardian statue at the entrance of the Palace.

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Type
Sculpture 
Materials
Sandstone 
Measurements
Width 142 cm. Height 115 cm.  
Creator name
Unknown 
Creator date
Unknown 
Where it was made
Srikshestra, Pyay Township, Bago Region 
Geography
Myanmar 
Time period
AD 4th century ~ AD 9th century 
Creation date
4th Century - 9th Century 
Function
Piece of a Guardian Statue placed at the entrance that prevents dangers from entering the palace. 
Acquisition
The stone was collected from the Srikshetra Palace Site in 1965-1966. 
Copyright
Srikshetra Archaeological Museum 
Acknowledgements
 
Owner
Srikshetra Archaeological Museum 
Museum
Srikshetra Archaeological Museum 
Credit line
 

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