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Khmer Triad, H 6", Buddha, Vishnu, Uma, ca early to mid 20th century

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Prior to the arrival of Buddhism in the 12th and 13th centuries Hinduism was the main religion in the Khmer empire. Of the Hindu pantheon Vishnu predominated along with Shiva, Ganesh, Uma (Parvati) and other deities. With the arrival of Buddhism these deities merged to form tantric Buddhism.  Buddha is seated on the Muchalinda (Naga serpent) flanked by Vishnu and Uma forming an alter triad[1] H 6”, This item probably reproduced in the 19th century or early 20th century
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[1] Marlene, L, Heaven and Empire, Khmer Bronzes, from 9th to 15th Century, White Lotus, Bangkok, 2001