Hindu Bronze Sculptures (NMN): photo 17
Photo 17 of 85 in Gallery: Hindu Bronze Sculptures (NMN)
Image title: Bhairav (detail of head)
This bronze sculpture shows an image of Bhairav (detail of head), from the 18th century A.D.—Bhairav can also be spelled as Bhairava (भैरव) and Torana as Toraṇa (तोरण).—This image show’s a close-up of Bhairava’s head.
The National Museum of Nepal (Rashtriya Museum) houses a variety of sculptures, carvings, statues, paintings and other objects grouped according to the major religions such as Hinduism and Buddhism. This photo is from the Hindu bronze sculpture (dhatu-kala) section.