ASI Museum Khajuraho

Verandah Display

Antiquity 367

Description

Image of a three-headed male deity seated in lalitasana. His head are surmounted by a lingam. He has eight hands of which only one survives and is in Kataka-mudra. The God is flanked by devotees in anjali on the proper right. Two male figures, one seated in lalita with a pot below and another (head lost) holding a stalk of flower in his hands, are on the proper left. Below the seat of the God is a mutilated male seated in lalitasana inside a niche. On the top three headed Brahma (seated) is shown on the right and a mutilated male deity on the left corner, the pedestal of the image bears an inscription in two lines, in Nagari characters. This is an image of Sada-Siva.

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Sr. No. Title Information
1 Accession / Registration No. 367
2 Title of object Sada-Shiv
3 Type of object Sculpture
4 Date / Period 11th Century AD
5 Dynasty / Style Chandella dynasty
6 Provenance Khajuraho
7 Material Sand Stone
8 Measurement / Weight Height : 114 cms.
Width : 62 cms.
Thickness : 26 cms.
Extent & Fixed in pedestal
9 Location at the museum Displayed in the museum ( Baramda )