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Temple Figure of a Bird Demon
  • Bali, Indonesia
  • Temple Figure of a Bird Demon, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Bali, Indonesia
  • wood, polychromy
  • Object Height: 76.2 cm
    Object Height: 30 in
  • Gift of George A. Colom
  • Not on display
  • 1977.0039
Description

Bird demon temple figure with bared fangs and attached wings and tail. He is surmounted by another demon with bared fangs. The top demon has his hand clasped and is probably meant to hold a weapon.