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Siva as Vinadhara-Dakshinamuti, Gilt bronze, 11th-12th Centuries

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Title: Siva as Vinadhara-Dakshinamuti, Gilt bronze, 11th-12th Centuries
Author(s): Goetz, Hermann
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
Keywords: Bronzes - South Indian;copper/bronze;book scan
Series/Report no.: Basham Collection
Description: Dakshinamuti is the patron of the South Indian brahmans, Vina-Dhara (the lyre-player) the patron of music and art. The sitting god rests his foot on the demon Muyulaga
the vina is lost. The great mane of matted ascetic's hair is bound back. About original size. Musee Guimet. Paris. (Source: Goetz, H. India (5000 Years of Indian Art) Metheun, London, 1959. p. 178.)
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-1880


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