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Academic Decathlon (2015–16; India)

A holy man in the forest (Shiva as Lord of the Animals), 1981, by Jogmaya Devi (Indian). Ink and colors on paper. Courtesy of Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, Museum purchase, 1999.39.39. © Jogmaya Devi. Photograph © Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.

A holy man in the forest (Shiva as Lord of the Animals), 1981, by Jogmaya Devi (Indian). Ink and colors on paper. Courtesy of Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, Museum purchase, 1999.39.39. © Jogmaya Devi. Photograph © Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.

Base for a water pipe, 1650–1700. India; Bidar, Karnataka state. Zinc alloy with silver and brass inlay. Courtesy of Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, Gift of Marjorie Bissinger, B86M11. Photograph © Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.

Base for a water pipe, 1650–1700. India; Bidar, Karnataka state. Zinc alloy with silver and brass inlay. Courtesy of Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, Gift of Marjorie Bissinger, B86M11. Photograph © Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.

The Buddha triumphing over Mara, 900–1000. India; probably Kurkihar, Bihar state. Stone. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60S598.

The Buddha triumphing over Mara, 900–1000. India; probably Kurkihar, Bihar state. Stone. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60S598.

A holy man in the forest (Shiva as Lord of the Animals), 1981, by Jogmaya Devi (Indian). Ink and colors on paper. Courtesy of Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, Museum purchase, 1999.39.39. © Jogmaya Devi. Photograph © Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.
Base for a water pipe, 1650–1700. India; Bidar, Karnataka state. Zinc alloy with silver and brass inlay. Courtesy of Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, Gift of Marjorie Bissinger, B86M11. Photograph © Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.
The Buddha triumphing over Mara, 900–1000. India; probably Kurkihar, Bihar state. Stone. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60S598.

Two artworks featured in the 201516 Academic Decathlon are in the collection of the Asian Art Museum. This selection of resources features these and other artworks for this year's Decathlon.