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Shiva Combined with His Wife Parvati (Ardhanarishvara)
From the upper level of a temple exterior wall

Artist/maker unknown, Indian

Made in Madhya Pradesh, India, Asia

Medieval Period (c. 600 - c. 1300)

Early 11th century


19 5/8 × 16 1/2 × 8 3/4 inches (49.8 × 41.9 × 22.2 cm) Weight: 160 lb. (72.58 kg)

Curatorial Department:
South Asian Art

* Gallery 330, Asian Art, third floor (McPhail Gallery)

Accession Number:

Credit Line:
Stella Kramrisch Collection, 1994

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