ASI Museum Khajuraho

Antiquities 522

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Description

Andhakasura Vadha murti of siva standing in alidha with beards and moustaches. He is trampling the demon with his bent foot. He has ten arms, which hold, trident to which the demon is pinned, elephant skin, ankusa, sword, damaru, shield, bow, skull cup, and serpent. He is flanked by Nandi and a chowrie bearer on the proper right and an emaciated dancing female (sivaduti) on the left.

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Sr. No. Title Information
1 Accession / Registration No. 522
2 Title of object Andhakasura Vadha murti
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 : 72 cms.
Width : 43 cms.
Thickness : 19 cms.
Extent & Fixed in pedestal
9 Location at the museum Displayed in the museum (Saiva Gallery)