Watercolour painting on paper of Angiras, a Vedic Rishi. He is shown wearing a yellow dhoti with matching shawl draped over his shoulder. He wears wooden sandals on his feet and has two strings of beads around his neck. He holds a walking stick in his right hand and a bunch of grass. In his left hand he holds an earthenware pot. His head is shaven except for a patch at the back of his head and he has a naman (emblem) on his forehead. The painting is surrounded by a black border.
Painted in Patna
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© Trustees of the British Museum