ASI Museum Khajuraho

Antiquities 0351

Description

Pilaster showing a mithuna couple standing in alingana male has beards and his right hand is in katihasta, the female is shown holding the beards of the male by her left hand. Her face is quite near to her partner. Both figure are ornamented with hara, kankan, girdle and female wear extra bangle and karnakundal.

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Sr. No. Title Information
1 Accession / Registration No. 0351
2 Title of object Mithuna Couple
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 : 66 cms.
Width : 27cms.
Thickness : 10 cms.
Extent & Fixed in pedestal
9 Location at the museum Displayed in the museum (Miscellaneous Gallery)