ASI Museum Khajuraho

Antiquities 1818


Amorous couple (Mithuna). Plaster showing standing amorous couple(Mithuna). Male right hand being in katihasta and left hand placed on female breast. Female right hand placed on shoulder of male and left hand placed on her hair. Both figures are wear karnakundal, hara, girdle.

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Sr. No. Title Information
1 Accession / Registration No. 1818
2 Title of object Amorous couple
3 Type of object Sculpture
4 Date / Period 10th - 11th Century A.D.
5 Dynasty / Style Chandella dynasty
6 Provenance Khajuraho
7 Material Sand Stone
8 Measurement / Weight Height : 44 cms.
Width : 23 cms.
Thickness : 16 cms.
Fixed in Showcase
9 Location at the museum Displayed in the museum (Miscellaneous Gallery)