The Dvarapala stands on a rectangular lotus pedestal. A dagger with animal- shaped handle is inserted on the right side of his waist. He is characterized by arched eyebrows, goggled eyes, and prominent fangs.


  • Title: Dvarapala
  • Date Created: 17th Century CE
  • Location: Tamil Nadu, South India
  • Physical Dimensions: Ht. 124.0 cm., Wd. 58.0 cm., Dep. 23.5 cm.
  • Medium: Bronze
  • Dynasty: Nayaka

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