Kleep Khanoon Garuda Stone Carving

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Object :
Garuda Stone Carving on Kleep Khanoon (stone carving decoration shape like  a quarter of jackfruit)
Art style :
Lopburi Art (Khmer art in Thailand)
Material : 
Size :
40 cm height
Era age :
16th Buddhist century
Characteristics :
A carving Garuda sitting on the arch of triangle stone wears no shirt but a cloth as pants which its hem are left between the knees. Garuda, a half god and half animal, is as a god of transport for serving Narayana. His head, wings, nails, and mouth look like a bird, while his body and arms look like a human. Kleep Khanoon is a part for decorating the roof of stone Prasat which usually being carved as the great gods to protect Prasat.
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History :
Found in Prasat Non Ku, Sung Noen District, Nakhon Ratchasima
Presented at :
Mahaweerawong National Museum, Nakhon Ratchasima

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