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Shiva’s Family (Uma-Maheshvara)

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Unknown

Date

c. 1000

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G211
Shiva’s Family (Uma-Maheshvara), Unknown
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Medium: Sculpture | Buff sandstone
Size: 59 x 32 3/4 x 13 1/2 in. (149.86 x 83.19 x 34.29 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, India, Madhya Pradesh
Culture: Asia, India, Madhya Pradesh
Style: 10th-11th century
Physical Description: husband and wife seated on a lotus in the pose of royal ease and intimacy with bull and tiger underfoot; symmetrical architectural backdrop with large central disc behind heads of main figures
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 97.36
Artist: Unknown
Role: Artist
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009