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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: Basham, Arthur Llewellyn
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.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/176753
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-1757

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