Indra, Java

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 28 November 2015

Indra is the deva (deity, divine, or heavenly) of thunderstorm and rain. He is the leader of the "Devas" and the lord of Svargaloka (heaven in Hinduism). From Java, 11th century CE. (National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, UK)



About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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