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Harshagiri, Purana Mahadeo Temple

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CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham
Title: Harshagiri, Purana Mahadeo Temple
Author(s): Kramrisch, Stella
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
Keywords: Rajasthan-- Sculpture;stone sculpture;book scan
Series/Report no.: Basham Collection
Description: Dance of calm (lasya). The movement of crossed legs and bent knees (in ayata position) allows them to play on drum, flute and mridanga (barrel-shaped drum). The dancer raises a flower and holds her left hand in alapadma, the open hand signifying lotus, or mirror & other objects, qualities, or moods, in the context of the dance. -- Scene of dance and music (now in Sikar Museum Rajasthan). 961-973. 19 ins. high.
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-1259


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