ASI Museum Khajuraho

Antiquities 432



Image of the vamana incarnation of Vishnu standing in samapada on lotus, four arms – carrying, 1. Varada with padmarika 2. Lotus – bud broken, 3. Lotus – bud and 4. Broken. Accompanied by gadadeve and another ayudhpurusha. The back slap shows all the ten incarnations. Devotees in anjali on either side of the pedestal, on the top centre is a miniature figure of Vishnu seated in padmasana. The frame is decorated with Gaja- Vyalas, Makaras and garland bearing vidyadharas.

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Sr. No. Title Information
1 Accession / Registration No. 432
2 Title of object Vamana
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 : 49 cms.
Width : 31 cms.
Thickness : 18 cms.
Fixed in showcase
9 Location at the museum Displayed in the museum (Vaisnava Gallery)