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Cosmic Form of Eighteen-Armed Vishnu India. 11th century Sandstone 2001.1.4 Ester R This highly unusual form of Vishnu in cosmic manifestation shows his supremacy through delicate architectural relief. Like the Durga sculpture, he stands in the three-fold (tribhanga) pose of gracefulness, with two worshippers in the honorific (namaskara) pose at his feet.

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"Lady with a Parrot. " Virupaksha Temple. Pattadakal. Chalukya Dynasty. 8th Century CE. Karnataka, India.

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Salabhanjika or Shalabhajika Sculpture (sculpture of a woman, displaying stylized feminine features), Chennakesava Temple, Belur, Karnataka

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