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Shiva


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Description The many-sided Hindu god Shiva holds the rosary of a meditating hermit in his right hand. It is possible that a golden crescent moon was once attached to his headdress.
Provenance Professor and Mrs. Samuel Eilenberg, New York, 1963, by purchase; Mrs. Natasha Eilenberg, Cornwall Bridge, Connecticut, 1969, by gift; Walters Art Museum, 1999, by gift.
Credit Gift of Mrs. Natasha Eilenberg, 1999

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Period
10th century
Medium
bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.2952
Measurements
6 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 1 9/16 in. (16.5 x 4.4 x 4 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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