Make a Wish

Sometimes we all need a little help. In some religions, people pray to different gods for different kinds of help.  

Let’s start by visiting Kamadhenu, the wish granting cow in Gallery 227.

Kamdhenu, the Wish-Granting Cow, Indian, 15th-17th century. Stone and pigment with metal attachments, on stand: 14 1/2 x 23 x 8 inches (36.83 x 58.42 x 20.31 cm). Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust through the George H. and Elizabeth O. Davis Fund. 2009.15

This guide is generously funded by the
Hunt Family Foundation