Uma-Maheshvara

Historical period(s)
Pala-Sena dynasty, late 10th century
Medium
Black schist
Dimensions
H x W x D: 31.4 x 19.6 x 8.3 cm (12 3/8 x 7 11/16 x 3 1/4 in)
Geography
Bangladesh
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. David R. Nalin
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1992.54
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Sculpture, Stone
Type

Hindu sculpture

Keywords
apsara, Bangladesh, bull, halo, Hinduism, lion, Nandi, Pala-Sena dynasty (750 - 1100), Parvati, schist, Shiva, Uma, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Susan L. Huntington. The ‘Pala-Sena’ Schools of Sculpture. Studies in South Asian Culture, vol. 10 Leiden: E.J. Brill. .
  • Nihar Ranjan Ray. Eastern Indian Bronzes. Lalit Kala Series of Indian Art New Dehli: Lalit Kala Akademi. .
  • Medieval Sculpture from Eastern India: Selections from the Nalin Collection. Livingston: Nalini International Publications. 46, 21.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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