Shiva

Indian
Chola period
late 10th century A.D.


Object Place: Tamilnadu, Southern India

Dimensions

Overall: 161.9 x 74 x 53.2cm (63 3/4 x 29 1/8 x 20 15/16in.) Mount (Rolling steel pedestal / 5/8" wooden skirts): 41.9 x 96.5 x 81.3 cm (16 1/2 x 38 x 32 in.)

Accession Number

42.120

Medium or Technique

Granulite, green schist

On View

South and Southeast Asian Art Gallery (Gallery 176)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

1942, gift of Mrs. John D. (Abby Aldrich) Rockefeller (b. 1874 - d. 1948), New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 12, 1942)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.