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Shiva Nataraja

Shiva Nataraja
Chola dynasty, 11th century
Bronze
88.9 x 71.12 x 25.4 cm
Dallas Museum of Art, gift of Mrs. Eugene McDermott, the Hamon Charitable Foundation, and an anonymous donor in honor of David T. Owsley, with additional funding from The Cecil and Ida Green Foundation and the Cecil and Ida Green Acquisition Fund
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The Androgynous Form of Shiva and Parvati (Ardhanarishvara)

The Androgynous Form of Shiva and Parvati (Ardhanarishvara)
Circa 1000
Metal, unalloyed copper inlaid with garnets and an emerald; traces of pigment
83.82 x 36.83 x 12.7 cm.
From the Nasli and Alice Heeramaneck Collection, Museum Associates Purchase (M.82.6.1)
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
Digital Image © 2009 Museum Associates/LACMA/Art Resource, NY


Shiva Nataraja

Shiva Nataraja
ca. 990
Unidentified, Indian
Chola dynasty
Bronze
H: 70.8 W: 53.3 D: 24.6 cm
India
Purchase—Margaret and George Haldeman, and Museum funds F2003.2