Hindu Bronze Sculptures (NMN): photo 22
Photo 22 of 85 in Gallery: Hindu Bronze Sculptures (NMN)
Image title: Nagakanya
This bronze sculpture shows an image of Nagakanya, from the 20th century A.D.—This image of Nagakanya is seated on Makara, under the canopy of a nine-hooded serpent (naga-phana) with her right hand holding a conch.
Nagakanya can also be spelled as Nāgakanyā (नागकन्या).
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.