ASI Museum Khajuraho

Antiquities 863

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Description

Image of four-armed Varahi seated in lalitasana on lotus throne. Her surviving left hand holds the skull-cup , from which she appears to be licking something. She is flanked by female attendants holding lotuses. The upper part of the prabhavali shows three other Matrikas seated in the corners. Couchant bull and devotees in anjali below the seat. The snout of the goddess is broken. Ornamented figure

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Sr. No. Title Information
1 Accession / Registration No. 863
2 Title of object Varahi
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 : 71 cms.
Width : 41 cms.
Thickness : 43 cms.
Extent & Fixed in pedestal
9 Location at the museum Displayed in the museum (Saiva Gallery)