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Bust of Shiva
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Bust of Shiva


Description Conservation Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Seventh-century sculptures of Shiva are rare, and the identification must be based on comparision with the more common images of the composite deity Harihara- the right side of whose head is characterized by Shiva's matted locks, the left side by Vishnu's diadem.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
4/19/1994Examinationexamined for condition
4/19/1994Treatmentother
4/19/1994Treatmentcleaned; other
Provenance H. H. Bhanubandhu Yugala, prior to 1950; Alexander B. Griswold, Monkton, October 1950, by gift [presented to the Breezewood Foundation, December 1960, inv. no. 302]; Walters Art Museum, 1992, by bequest.
Inscriptions none
Credit Bequest of A. B. Griswold, 1992

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Creators
Period
7th century (Dvaravati)
Medium
sandstone (wacke)
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
25.167
Measurements
H: 6 3/4 in. (17.2 cm)
Geographies
  • Thailand (Place of Origin)
  • Cambodia (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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