Head of Candrasekhara, a manifestation of Siva, basalt
|Collections||Arthur Llewellyn Basham|
|Title:||Head of Candrasekhara, a manifestation of Siva, basalt|
Photographer: Basham, Arthur Llewellyn
|Keywords:||South India-- Sculpture - South India|
|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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