Hindu Bronze Sculptures (NMN): photo 48
Photo 48 of 85 in Gallery: Hindu Bronze Sculptures (NMN)
Image title: Nataraja Shiva (detail of head)
This bronze sculpture shows an image of Nataraja Shiva (detail of head), from the 20th century A.D.—This multi-armed image based on Tantric Imagery is shown Shiva in dancing posture on the lotus base. Shiva is flanked by two attendants (anucara) and his multi-armed are holding different attributes.
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.