Figure of Nataraja


Salar Jung Museum

Salar Jung Museum
Hyderabad, India

Lord Shiva as Nataraja, the King of Dance poised upon a foot placed on the dwarf demon
apasmara, who is prostrate. A ring of fire with flames, prabhavali starting from the demon,
encircles the figure. The upper left and right has a flame and other usual symbols with Ganga as
mermaid in the hair.


  • Title: Figure of Nataraja
  • Creator Nationality: Indian
  • Date Created: 1500/1599
  • Location: Salar Jung Museum
  • Subject Keywords: Hindu deity
  • Medium: Bronze
  • School: Vijayanagara

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