Figure of Rama and Sita

In the ‘Ramayana’ Rama must kill a demon king and rescue his wife, Sita. Rama (the larger figure here) is a reincarnation of Vishnu. Sita is a reincarnation of Vishnu’s wife Lakshami, who is associated with beauty and wealth.

Object Summary

Museum Number 11/1933/85
Simple Name figure
Full Name figure of Rama and Sita
Common Name figure of Rama and Sita
Production country India
Material copper alloy
Collection class Religion and magic
Collection continent Asia
Collection area/region S
Production town Pune
Production county Maharashtra
Production continent Asia
Function name religion