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K0465 KHMER RISHI / AVATAR OF SHIVA
Angkor Period, Style of Preah Ko, late 9th Century






K0465 KHMER RISHI / AVATAR OF SHIVA
Angkor Period, style of Preah Ko,
late 9th Century
Sandstone
Height 66 cm,
Price: PRICE ON REQUEST

Description:Rishi is a Hindu ascetic or hermit who received the revelation of the Vedic hymns. The Rishi is usually represented as a bearded sage focused in meditation. The meditation band is a strap used to hold the knees together, as in India, to maintain the most propitious attitude.
This Rishi is similar to the Rishi which was found at Prasat Preah Ko, style of Preah Ko in 9th century.




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