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Ancient Singosari Goldfish Statue from the Thirteenth Century

Ancient Singosari Goldfish Statue from the Thirteenth Century


Wednesday, April 3, 2013

This ancient statue represents a goldfish, which is a common symbol for good luck and fortunes. The statue was found in Kanjuruan, close to the Candi Jago temple in Malang, East Java, Indonesia. Based on the condition of the bronze material, it can be estimated that this goldfish statue was made in the thirteenth century in ...

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