ASI Museum Khajuraho

Antiquities 1098



Image of sadasiva. The god has six heads in two tiers all of which are wearing jatamukuta and surmounted by a lingam. He has twelve arms and four legs. He is seated, two legs being in the yogasana, the other two in bhadrasana, ie., dangling by the seat. The surviving hand holds rosary and varada. Below the seat is Brahma (face chipped) in yogasana on a lotus. Devotee in anjali. The pedestal bears an inscription in two lines giving the name of the deity and that of the donor.

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Sr. No. Title Information
1 Accession / Registration No. 1098
2 Title of object Image of Sadasiva
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 : 137 cms.
Width : 71 cms.
Thickness : 30 cms.
Extent & Fixed in pedestal
9 Location at the museum Displayed in the museum (Saiva Gallery)