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Ravana abducts Sita, rubbing of a nineteenth-century relief at Wat Phra Chettuphon, Bangkok
Place of Origin: Thailand
Date: approx. 1960
Object Name: Rubbing
Materials: Ink on paper
Dimensions: H. 18 11/16 in × W. 18 in, H. 47.5 cm × W. 45.7 cm (image); H. 22 3/8 in × W. 22 3/4 in, H. 56.8 cm × W. 57.8 cm (overall)
Credit Line: Anonymous gift
Department: Southeast Asian Art
Collection: Prints And Drawings
Object Number: F2015.31.1
On Display: No

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Exhibition History: "The Rama Epic: Hero, Heroine, Ally, Foe," Asian Art Museum, October 21, 2015–January 15, 2017
Additional Label: Here, the demon king Ravana, having tricked Sita into allowing him to approach her, seizes her and carries her off. Sita holds tight to the post of her hut, but she will be torn away.

(Exhibition Label from The Rama Epic: Hero, Heroine, Ally, Foe)

Exhibition History: "The Rama Epic: Hero, Heroine, Ally, Foe," Asian Art Museum, October 21, 2015–January 15, 2017
Expanded Label: Here, the demon king Ravana, having tricked Sita into allowing him to approach her, seizes her and carries her off. Sita holds tight to the post of her hut, but she will be torn away.

(Exhibition Label from The Rama Epic: Hero, Heroine, Ally, Foe)