ASI Museum Khajuraho

Antiquities 1220



Image of eight armed Mahishasura mardini, standing in pratyalidha on lion (head broken) pounching upon the demon, holding clockwise, sword, shield, bell (ghanta), arrow (Dhanusha) and leg of the buffalo (ie, the demon shown in the thercomorphic form). The rest of the hands are broken. Man & Vyala figure are shown on both side of parikar.

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Sr. No. Title Information
1 Accession / Registration No. 1220
2 Title of object Image of eight armed Mahishasuramardini
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 : 50 cms.
Width : 41 cms.
Thickness : 18 cms.
Fixed in Showcase
9 Location at the museum Displayed in the museum (Saiva Gallery)