ASI Museum Khajuraho

Antiquities 1313

Description

Pilaster showing on one face an Apsaras standing, facing (leg broken), in tribhanga holding an uncertain object in her right hand, on her right a male figure (face damaged) is seated holding water vessels in his hands. On the other face another Apsaras standing in profile, fondling a baby. Apsarasas are ornamented with Karnakundal, hara, keyur, kankan, gridle & figures are wearing saree. The figures are damaged.

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Sr. No. Title Information
1 Accession / Registration No. 1313
2 Title of object Apsara
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 : 58 cms.
Width : 22 cms.
Thickness : 20 cms.
Extent & Fixed in pedestal
9 Location at the museum Displayed in the museum (Miscellaneous Gallery)