The statue of the archeological Tara Devi has returned back to Nepal.
The statue which is believed to date back to the late ninth or early tenth century, was awarded to Yale Art Gallery in 2015.
Statue of Lord Tara/Parvati brought back from Yale University. Photo: Facebook
On May 6, the gallery announced the return of the statue to Nepal through the US Consulate General in New York. Chargé d’Affaires Manuel Mickler and Director General of the Department of Archeology Damodar Gautam welcomed the statue of Goddess Tara / Parvati back to Nepal from the Yale University Art Gallery in the United States.