ASI Museum Khajuraho

Antiquities 79

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Description

Four handed Vishnu Vaikuntha image. It represents the deity four armed standing in Samabhanga. The entire face of the deity is of human being, side ones of Varaha and Narsimha and the back one of Hayagriva (Horse) chipped. All the arms are broken. He is flanked by standing chaurie bearers (heads chipped) and seated devotees. Parikara shows the dasavataras and Hindu trinity. Wing figure of Garuda (badly mutilated) is shown between the feet of the god.

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Sr. No. Title Information
1 Accession / Registration No. 79
2 Title of object Vaikuntha Vishnu
3 Type of object Sculpture
4 Date / Period 10th – 11th Century A.D.
5 Dynasty / Style Chandella dynasty
6 Provenance Khajuraho
7 Material Sand Stone
8 Measurement / Weight Height : 143 cms.
Width : 81 cms.
Thickness : 39 cms.
Extent & Fixed in pedestal
9 Location at the museum Displayed in the museum (Vaisnava Gallery)