From: India

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 29-130-152
Current Location On Loan
Culture Indian | Hindu
Provenience India
Section Asian
Materials Stone
Iconography Vishnu | Snake | Naga | Sheshanaga

Black stone relief. Vishnu with ten arms lying under a nine headed naga hood known as Sheshanaga. The braided bodies of the snakes form an oval around Vishnu. The most famous of these "pool" sculptures is in Nepal at Budhanilkantha Temple.

Height 11 cm
Length 35 cm
Width 24.5 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

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