Sculpture of Rawana on his mount Wilmana

Rawana the giantRawana the giant

Rawana is the barbarian giant from "Ramayana", a thousands-year-old Indian epic poem. He is viewed as the monstrous ruler over demons and evil forces and is the opponent of Prince Rama.

Late 19th century; h. 38 cm.; originally from Bali, Indonesia

Collection of the Keramiekmuseum Princessehof (Princessehof Ceramics Museum), on loan from the University of Groningen Museum