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Hinduism

Religious Art, Hinduism

Works of Art (37)

Ardhanarishvara (Composite of Shiva and Parvati), Pre-Angkor period, 7th–8th century, Cambodia, Bronze (1993.387.4)
Chamunda, the Horrific Destroyer of Evil, 10th–11th century, India, Madhya Pradesh, Sandstone (1989.121)
Dancing four-armed Ganesha, 16th–17th century Nepal Gilt copper alloy (1992.384)
Goddess Durga as Slayer of the Buffalo-Demon Mahisha (Mahishasuramardini), 14th–15th century, Nepal, Gilt copper alloy, inlaid with semiprecious stones (1986.498)
Goddess Durga Killing the Buffalo Demon, Mahisha (Mahishasuramardini), Pala period, 12th century, Bangladesh or India, Argillite (1993.7)
Gopis Beseech Krishna to Return Their Clothing: Page from the Dispersed "Isarda" Bhagavata Purana (Ancient Stories of Lord Vishnu), ca. 1560–65, India, probably Delhi-Agra area, Ink and opaque watercolor on paper (1972.260)
Head of Krishna(?), Si Thep style, 7th century, Thailand (Phetchabun Province), Stone (1993.201)
Kneeling female, Angkor period, second half of 11th century; Khmer style of the Baphuon, Cambodia, Bronze with silver inlay and traces of gold (1972.147)
Krishna Battles the Armies of the Demon Naraka: Page from a Dispersed Bhagavata Purana (Ancient Stories of Lord Vishnu), ca. 1520–30, India, Delhi-Agra area, Ink and opaque watercolor on paper (1985.34)
Krishna Holds Up Mount Govardhan to Shelter the Villagers of Braj: Folio from the Harivamsa (Legend of Hari [Krishna]), Mughal period (1526–1858), ca. 1590–95, Present-day Pakistan, probably Lahore, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (28.63.1)
Krishna Killing the Horse Demon Keshi, Gupta period, 5th century, India (Uttar Pradesh), Terracotta (1991.300)
Krishna on Garuda, Central Javanese period, second half of 9th century, Java, Indonesia, Bronze (1992.135)
Linga with one face (Ekamukhalinga), Shahi period, 9th century, Afghanistan, Marble (1980.415)
Linga with One Face of Shiva (Ekamukhalinga), Mon-Dvaravati period, 7th–early 8th century, Thailand (Phetchabun Province, Si Thep), Stone (1994.510)
Loving couple (mithuna), Eastern Ganga dynasty, 13th century, Orissa, India, Ferruginous stone (1970.44)
Posthumous Portrait of a queen as Parvati, Eastern Javanese period, ca. early 14th century, Indonesia (Java), Andesite (2001.407)
Rama Receives Surgriva and Jambavat, the Monkey and Bear Kings: Leaf from a manuscript of the Ramayana, ca. 1605; Mughal, India, Opaque watercolor and gold on paper (2002.503)
Seated four-armed Vishnu, Pandya dynasty, second half of 8th–early 9th century, Tamil Nadu, India, Granite (1984.296)
Seated Ganesha, 14th–15th century, India, Orissa, Ivory (64.102)
Seated Ganesha, ca. 15th century; Sukhothai or Lan Na style, Thailand, Bronze (1983.512)
Seated six-armed Shiva as Conquerer of Death (Mrtyunjaya), Pala period, 12th century, Bangladesh or India (west Bengal), Black stone (1991.421)
Shaiva saint, Karaikkal Ammaiyar, Chola period, ca. late 13th century, Tamil Nadu, India, Copper alloy (1982.220.11)
Shiva as Lord of Dance (Nataraja), Chola period, ca. 11th century, Tamil Nadu, India, Copper alloy (1987.80.1)
Shiva as Sadashiva or Mahesha, Chola period, 10th century, Tamil Nadu, India, Granite (27.79)
Shiva seated with Uma (Uma-Maheshvaramurti), 11th century, Nepal, Copper alloy (1987.218.1)
Standing Four-armed goddess Durga, late 9th century, India (Jammu and Kashmir, ancient kingdom of Kashmir), Stone (1984.488)
Standing four-armed Vishnu, Pre-Angkor period, ca. second half of 7th century, Vietnam (Mekong Delta area), Stone (1992.53)
Standing Ganesha, Pre-Angkor period, Prasat Andet style, second half of 7th century, Cambodia, Stone (1982.220.7)
Standing Hanuman, Chola period, 11th century, Tamil Nadu, India, Copper Alloy (1982.220.9)
Standing Hari-Hara, Pre-Angkor period, Prasat Andet style, late 7th–early 8th century, Cambodia or Vietnam, Stone (1977.241)
Standing Shiva or temple guardian (dvarapala), ca. first half of 10th century; Cham style of Khoung My or Mi Son, Vietnam (Champa), Stone (1987.478)
Standing Shiva, Pre-Angkor period, Prasat Andet style, late 7th–early 8th century, Cambodia or Vietnam, Stone (1987.17)
Standing Vishnu as Keshava, Hoysala period, first quarter of 12th century, Karnataka (probably Belur), India, Stone (18.41)
Standing Vishnu, 10th century Nepal Gilt copper alloy (1986.501.8)
Stela with a four-armed Vishnu, 10th–11th century, India, Punjab, Sandstone (68.46)
Textile Fragment: Scenes from the Ramayana, 15th century, Nepal, Embroidery in silk on polished cotton (1995.331)
Vishnu as Para Vasudeva–Narayana, last quarter of 8th century, ndia (Jammu and Kashmir, ancient kingdom of Kashmir), Stone (1991.301)

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