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Center recovers Ganesha statue

  • Wahyoe Boediwardhana

    The Jakarta Post

Malang | Wed, April 1 2009 | 02:57 pm

PREMIUM The Mpu Purwa Historical Object Preservation Center in Malang, East Java, has recovered a 12th-century stone statue of Ganesha, believed to be the only one of its kind in Indonesia. It features a special trait not found on other Ganesha statues in Indonesia - the elephant-headed deity is seen riding atop a mouse. "The mouse is apparently included as an animal used by Ganesha as a vehicle, but...