Shiva, Uma, and Their Son Skanda (Somaskandamurti)

Period: Chola period (880–1279)
Date: early 11th century
Culture: India (Tamil Nadu)
Medium: Copper alloy
Dimensions: H. 29 7/8 in. (53 cm); W. 21 7/8 in. (55.6 cm); D. 10 1/4 in. (26.2 cm)
Classification: Sculpture
Credit Line: Purchase, Lita Annenberg Hazen Charitable Trust Gift, in honor of Cynthia Hazen and Leon B. Polsky, 1982
Accession Number: 1982.220.10

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