ASI Museum Khajuraho

Antiquities 1283

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Description

Fragmentary image of Chamunda, flanked on either side by dancing pretas (goblins). She is holding an elephant skin over her head by the surviving upper arms, and shown trampling a prostrate human figure under her feet. Legs are broken. Animal are shown on either side of the parikar.

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Sr. No. Title Information
1 Accession / Registration No. 1283
2 Title of object Chamunda
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 : 118 cms.
Width : 79 cms.
Thickness : 36 cms.
Extent & Fixed in pedestal
9 Location at the museum Displayed in the museum (Saiva Gallery)