Hindu Terra Cotta Sculptures (NMN): photo 16
Photo 16 of 19 in Gallery: Hindu Terra Cotta Sculptures (NMN)
Image title: Shree Krishna (four-armed)
This terra cotta sculpture shows an image of Shree Krishna, from the 17th century A.D.—This image (murti) of four-armed Krishna (Shrikrishna) is standing with cross-legged in trivanga (tribhanga) pose in his characteristic posture of holding a flute in the main pair of hands. The image appears to be heavily dressed and ornamented.
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.