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Festival Image of Shiva
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Festival Image of Shiva


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Description Here, Shiva is at ease. He was once accompanied by a figure of his spouse Uma, who was seated on a similar pedestal. The antelope symbolizes (among other things) that Shiva is the "Lord of Creatures."
Provenance Nasli Heeramaneck, New York, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; John and Berthe Ford, Baltimore, April 1970, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 2011, by gift.
Credit Gift of John and Berthe Ford, 2011

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Period
ca. 1300
Medium
bronze
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
54.3084
Measurements
H: 21 9/16 x W: 16 x D: 16 1/2 in. (54.8 x 40.6 x 41.9 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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