ASI Museum Khajuraho

Main Hall

Antiquities 1130

Description

Pedestal of colossal dancing ganesa image (No.1134), showing the surviving left foot of the god, the drummers (one on either side) and the dancing mouse. This and No. 1130 makes one piece of sculpture.
Colossal image of eight armed ganesa, holding parasu, serpent and a pot of sweets. Legs below the ankles are broken away, some of the fingers of the hands are damaged, upper right corner of the stele broken. This and No. 1134 makes a single piece of sculpture.
Colossal dancing Ganesha image, holding parshu snake & a pot of sweet right leg is broken below the knee. Some of the fingers of the hands are damaged. Upper right corner of the stele broken and showing the surviving left foot of the God. The drummers (one on either side) and dancing mouse. This N0. 1130 & No. 1134 marks one piece of sculpture and makes a single piece of sculpture.

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Sr. No. Title Information
1 Accession / Registration No. 1130
2 Title of object Ganesa image
3 Type of object Sculpture
4 Date / Period 11th Century A.D.
5 Dynasty / Style Chandella dynasty
6 Provenance Khajuraho
7 Material Sand Stone
8 Measurement / Weight Height : 183 cms.
Width : 96 cms.
Thickness : 36 cms.
Extent & Fixed in pedestal
9 Location at the museum Displayed in the museum (Main Hall)