ASI Museum Khajuraho

Antiquities 1342

Description

Pilaster showing a couple in Mithuna. Right leg of male broken. Both are standing and inbreed each other. The female left hand kept on male right shoulder and men’s right hand touch female thigh portion and one of its leg raised and placed on right thigh of female .

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Sr. No. Title Information
1 Accession / Registration No. 1342
2 Title of object Mithuna
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 : 43 cms.
Width : 23 cms.
Thickness : 19 cms.
Fixed in Showcase
9 Location at the museum Displayed in the museum (Miscellaneous Gallery)