ASI Museum Khajuraho

Antiquities 824

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Description

Image of Sarasvati seated in lalitasana, holding the lute by her two front hands. The other two hands are lost, legs chipped. Her mount the goose and a fragmentary worshipper are shown below the seat on either side. Two elephants are shown flanking her at the top.

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Sr. No. Title Information
1 Accession / Registration No. 824
2 Title of object Sarasvati
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 : 59 cms.
Width : 29 cms.
Thickness : 19 cms.
Fixed in showcase
9 Location at the museum Displayed in the museum (Vaisnava Gallery)