Figure of Lord Vishnu


Salar Jung Museum

Salar Jung Museum
Hyderabad, India

This image represents Lord Vishnu in the standing posture with the chakra in his back right hand and the shankha in back left hand. The front right hand is in the abhaya-mudra and the left hand is placed on the waist. The tall headgear is in the Pallava manner. The neck ornaments include the typical flat Pallava period torques, while the curled locks fall over the shoulders, The siras-chakra,tat he back of the head, is in the form of a rosette, is also an early feature.


  • Title: Figure of Lord Vishnu
  • Creator Nationality: Indian
  • Date Created: 900/999
  • Location: Salar Jung Museum
  • Subject Keywords: Hindu deity
  • Medium: Bronze
  • School: Pallava

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