Panas (ritual object), detail of bottom

Image title: Panas (ritual object), detail of bottom

Description of the photo

This bronze sculpture shows a detail of the bottom of a Panas (पानस, pānasa): a hand-crafted artistic oil lamp usually made of brass metal. It is also a ritual object commonly used by both Hindu and Buddhist people in various important religious and cultural rituals to create an ambience of energy and positivity.

Gallery information:

The National Museum of Nepal (Rashtriya Museum) houses a variety of sculptures, carvings, statues, paintings and other objects grouped according to the major religions such as Hinduism and Buddhism. This photo is from the Hindu bronze sculpture (dhatu-kala) section.

Photo details:
Date: 2019-11-29
Camera: SONY ILCE-6400
Exposure: 1/20
Aperture: f/4
ISO: 2000
Focal length: 18mm

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Size: 2.75 MB
Resolution: 2024 x 1720
© License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

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