Stele of Viṣṇu and Lakṣmī carved in a beige sandstone.
Viṣṇu is shown with four arms carrying, in his right hands, a lotus tendril and a conch (śaṅkha); in his left hands he has a club (gadā) and discus (cakra). Lakṣmī is two-armed and sits on Viṣṇu's lap with one leg pendant. The couple are shown seated on Garuḍa.
- Found/Acquired: Khajurāho (Dulādeo temple (?))
- (Asia,South Asia,India,Madhya Pradesh,Khajurāho)
- Height: 56 centimetres
- Width: 31.5 centimetres
- Depth: 15.5 centimetres
Inscription CommentFind-spot information added in the nineteenth century.
2010 Aug 4 – Nov 15, China, Shanghai Museum, ‘India: The Art of the Temple’
Stele of Vi??u and Lak?mi carved in a beige sandstone. Vi??u is shown with four arms carrying, in his right hands, a lotus tendril and a conch (sa?kha); in his left hands he has a club (gada) and discus (cakra). Lak?mi is two-armed and sits on Vi??u's lap with one leg pendant. The couple are shown seated on Garu?a.
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Object reference number: RRI9735
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