Shitala Mata - Goddess of Smallpox

Shitala Mata - Goddess of Smallpox

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Currently not on view (donkey figure)
Currently not on view
Object Name
statue, smallpox goddess
place made
Physical Description
plaster of paris (overall material)
goddess: 19 1/2 in x 12 1/2 in x 8 in; 49.53 cm x 31.75 cm x 20.32 cm
donkey: 15 1/2 in x 7 13/32 in x 16 1/2 in; 39.37 cm x 18.796 cm x 41.91 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Donald A. Henderson, M.D. M.P.H.
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
The Antibody Initiative
Antibody Initiative: Smallpox
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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