Image: Mask of Garuda

Mask of Garuda

This mask represents the eagle Garuda, an important character in several Balinese dances. Garuda is the vehicle of the God Wisnu the preserver, who is worshipped at the Pura Puseh or Temple of Origin in Batuan, Bali.
 

Photographer:
Melanie Van Olffen
Rights:
© Australian Museum

Notes

Australian Museum Collection E51490

Purchased in 1945

Provenance: Bali, Indonesia
 

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