Hindu Terra Cotta Sculptures (NMN): photo 10
Photo 10 of 19 in Gallery: Hindu Terra Cotta Sculptures (NMN)
Image title: Narayan (cross-legged)
This terra cotta sculpture shows an image of Narayan (Narayana), from the 7th century A.D.—This image of Narayan is standing cross-legged posture with his usual attributes like a conch, a flaming wheel, a mace and lotus seed in each hand.
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 terra cotta (mrinmaya-kala) sculpture section.