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Ardhanareshwar

1952

Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum

Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum

The androgynous form of Ardhanareshwar is symbolic of the unity of male and female powers in God. This idol, cast in bronze, depicts the skill of Indian sculptors. Bronze is an alloy of copper, tin and zinc and is preferred by sculptors due to its durability.

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Details

  • Title: Ardhanareshwar
  • Date: 1952
  • Location: South India
  • Physical Dimensions: L 17.8 cm x W 16.6 cm x H 40.7 cm, Weight 7096 g
  • Material: Bronze
  • Gallery: Industrial Arts Gallery

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