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Shiva Embracing His Consort, Uma (Alinganamurti)

Period:
Chola period (880–1279)
Date:
late 11th century
Culture:
India (Tamil Nadu)
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H. 15 in. (38.1 cm); W. 8 in. (20.3 cm); D. of base: 5 in. (12.7 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Samuel Eilenberg Collection, Bequest of Samuel Eilenberg, 1998
Accession Number:
2000.284.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 240
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