Uma-Maheshvara panels are usually shown with Uma seated on the lap of Siva. Seated at ease on a bull atop a large rectangular pedestal, Siva holds Uma by her waist. The two back arms of Siva hold a trident and a snake, while the forearm holds a fruit. The couple is flanked on either side by Ganesha and Kartikeya.


  • Title: Uma-Maheshwara
  • Date Created: 12th Century CE
  • Location: Karnataka
  • Physical Dimensions: Ht. 16.1 cm., Wd. 10.7 cm., Dep. 6.7 cm.
  • Medium: Bronze
  • Dynasty: Western Chalukya

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