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Head of Candrasekhara, a manifestation of Siva, basalt

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Title: Head of Candrasekhara, a manifestation of Siva, basalt
Author(s): Sotheby's
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
Keywords: South India-- Sculpture - South India;stone sculpture;book scan
Series/Report no.: Basham Collection
Description: High jewelled diadem with pearl fringe below, with datura flowers higher up and a lotus-petal finial on the top
at the back of the head a lotus halo, with finely worked eyebrows in low relief and the 'third eye' lightly indicated in the centre of the forehead. 18 cm. 13th/14th cent.
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-1757


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