ASI Museum Khajuraho

Antiquities 549

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Description

Image of Siva Nataraja dancing in tandava on apsmara-purusha. The God has eight arms holding, 1-Broken 2- Trident 3- Sword 4- Damaru 5-Shield 6-Serpent 7- Broken and 8- Kapala. On the pedestal are carved devotees in too relief and an inscription reading “Kapalika Vikku”.

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Sr. No. Title Information
1 Accession / Registration No. 549
2 Title of object Nataraj
3 Type of object Sculpture
4 Date / Period 11th Century
5 Dynasty / Style Chandella dynasty
6 Provenance Khajuraho
7 Material Sand Stone
8 Measurement / Weight Height : 49 cms.
Width : 28 cms.
Thickness : 7 cms.
Fixed in Showcase
9 Location at the museum Displayed in the museum (Saiva Gallery)