[INDOLOGY] Earliest physical matsyavatara

Christopher Austin Christopher.Austin at Dal.Ca
Fri Jan 27 16:14:52 UTC 2023

Hello all,

I have been swimming around trying to locate the earliest known physical representation of the matsyavatara. I assume this must fall somewhere between Deogarh and the 9/10th century British Museum piece (1872,0701.50)? Thanks to all in advance for any references you can provide.


Dr. Christopher R. Austin
Dalhousie University
Associate Professor, Religious Studies (Dept. of Classics)
christopher.austin at dal.ca
Pradyumna: Lover, Magician and Scion of the Avatara (OUP 2019)<https://global.oup.com/academic/product/pradyumna-9780190054113?cc=us&lang=en&>
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