Sculpture
 9 May 2015 Sculpture
Ganesha, Lord of Obstacles
India, Jammu and Kashmir, Kashmir region, 10th-11th century
Sculpture
Copper alloy

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 12 Apr 2015 Sculpture
Vishnu in agama asana
India, Uttar Pradesh, 11th century
Sculpture
Sandstone

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 10 Apr 2015 Sculpture
A copper alloy figure of SHIVA BHIKSHATANA
South India, Tanjore, Nayak Dynasty, 17th century.

The present sculpture depicting Shiva’s manifestation as Bhikshatana, “the enchanting mendicant,” embodies the inspired modeling, sinuous elegance and spontaneous charm of late south Indian bronze casti... Read More
 8 Apr 2015 Sculpture
The Bodhisattva Maitreya
India, Bihar, Gaya District, 11th century
Sculpture
Schist

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 4 Apr 2015 Sculpture
Hanuman
India, Tamil Nadu, 1600 AD
Sculpture
Copper alloy

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 2 Apr 2015 Sculpture
Fragment of a temple sculpture, showing the two figures of the first and the last Jain Tīrthaṁkara, Ṛṣabhanātha (left) and Mahāvīra. As is consistent with Jain iconography, the upright and naked figures have broad sjoulders and narrow waists. The ascetic nature of Ṛṣabhanātha is suggested by his ... Read More
 2 Apr 2015 Sculpture
Shrine with Four Jinas (Rishabhanatha [Adinatha]), Parshvanatha, Neminatha, and Mahavira)
India, Uttar Pradesh, circa 600
Sculpture
Sandstone

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 17 Feb 2015 Sculpture
Shiva's Family on Mount Kailasa
India, Odisha (Orissa), Vishnupur, 14th-15th century
Sculpture
Black schist

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 17 Feb 2015 Sculpture
Lintel with Shiva and Subsidiary Deities
India, Rajasthan, Kota region, Atru (?), circa 850-900
Architectural Elements
Red sandstone

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 17 Feb 2015 Sculpture
Nandi, the Bull Mount of Shiva
India, Jammu and Kashmir, Kashmir region, circa 3rd century
Sculpture
Stone

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 17 Feb 2015 Sculpture
Umapati (Shiva, the Primeval Father God, and Uma, the Great Mother Goddess)
India, Uttar Pradesh, Deogarh region, circa 750-800
Sculpture
Gray sandstone

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 23 Jan 2015 Sculpture
Ganesha in Jainism

Ganesha is worshipped by most Jainas, for whom he appears to have taken over certain functions of Kubera. Jaina connections with the trading community support the idea that Jainism took up the worship of Ganesha as a result of commercial connections.

The Jaina canonical liter... Read More
 23 Jan 2015 Sculpture
Ganesha in south-east Asia

Hindus spread through Maritime Southeast Asia and took their culture with them, including Ganesha, statues of whom are found throughout the region, often beside Shiva sanctuaries. The forms of Ganesha found in Hindu art of Java, Bali, and Borneo show specific regional ... Read More
 23 Jan 2015 Sculpture
Ganesha, Lord of Obstacles
India, Jammu and Kashmir, Kashmir region
7th century
Sculpture
Copper alloy

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 23 Jan 2015 Sculpture
Dancing Ganesha
India, Madhya Pradesh, 11th century
Sculpture
Sandstone

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 23 May 2014 Sculpture
Standing figure of Vishnu
Styone Shale
Kashmir, 9th century AD

Standing figure of Vishnu. It is broken at the thighs and lower part is now missing. The arms are also broken and partly missing.

The halo is broken except on the left side where it is penetrated by a small hole. The figure has a s... Read More
 23 May 2014 Sculpture
Vishnu Chaturmurti
Karkota period - 8th to 9th century AD
Kashmir

Sculptural representations of Vishnu Chaturmurti exist throughout northern India but is most characteristic of the Kashmir region where it assumed a prominent position in the Hindu pantheon.

Vishnu in his four-fold aspect, Chatur... Read More
 16 May 2014 Sculpture
A sandstone figural relief of Surya
Central India, 10th/11th Century

The solar deity standing in a frontal hieratic pose with both hands raised and holding a stylized blossoms, a small figure of his consort standing between his boots and accompanied by his two sons Shani and Yama standing on the... Read More
 5 May 2014 Sculpture
The Hindu God Vishnu on His Mount Garuda

Nepal, 7th century
Sculpture
Gray-black argillite

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 27 Feb 2014 Sculpture
Shiva as Nataraja in the caves of Elephanta

Photograph

1895 - 1915 ca

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