Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The Half-Male, Half-Female Form of Shiva (Shiva Ardhanarishvara)

ca. 13th century
India (Kerala)
H. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Samuel Eilenberg Collection, Gift of Samuel Eilenberg, 1987
Accession Number:
Not on view
Samuel Eilenberg , New York (until 1987; donated to MMA)
New York. Asia Society. "The Cosmic Dancer: Shiva Nataraja," March 9, 1992–June 28, 1992.

Honolulu Academy of Arts. "The Cosmic Dancer: Shiva Nataraja," September 16, 1992–October 25, 1992.

New Haven. Yale University Art Gallery. "The Cosmic Dancer: Shiva Nataraja," February 7, 1993–April 11, 1993.

Sydney. Art Gallery of New South Wales. "Dancing to the Flute: Music and Dance in Indian Art," June 12, 1997–August 24, 1997.

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