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A Hindu Shahi marble bust of Vaikuntavishnu
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A Hindu Shahi marble bust of Vaikuntavishnu

CIRCA 8TH CENTURY

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A Hindu Shahi marble bust of Vaikuntavishnu
circa 8th century
The naked upper body with belt, knife tucked away, upavita, necklace, the right hand holding a lotus, his face with serene expression, almond-shaped eyes, urna, aquiline nose, smiling lips, elongated earlobes with ear rings, his curled hairdress kept together by a three leaf tiara, lion and jackel heads to both sides and a face at the back
28 cm (11 in) high, mounted
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