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Object Title: 
Lingam
Measurements: 
30 x 9 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (76.2 x 24.13 x 24.13 cm.)
Creation Date: 
10th-11th century
Credit Line: 
Gift of David T. Owsley
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Provenance Information: 
March 27, 1991, sold to private collection, New York, by Sotheby's, New York City, sale 6146, lot 160; thence gift to Dallas Museum of Art (accession date: April 26, 2010).
Exhibition Information: 
DMA, December 2002 through the present.
Publication Information: 
Bromberg, Anne R. The Arts of India, Southeast Asia, and the Himalayas at the Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas Museum of Art; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013.
Section of the AAMD Guidelines relied upon for the exception to 1970: 
Gift or bequest expected or on loan prior to 2008
Explain why the object fits the exception set forth above: 
This work was on long-term loan to the DMA beginning in January 2007, prior to its acquisition in April 2010. The donor's intention to donate it dates from October 2007.