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Shiva Embracing His Consort, Uma (Alinganamurti)

Period:
Chola period (880–1279)
Date:
late 11th century
Culture:
India (Tamil Nadu)
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H. 15 in. (38.1 cm); W. 8 in. (20.3 cm); D. of base: 5 in. (12.7 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Samuel Eilenberg Collection, Bequest of Samuel Eilenberg, 1998
Accession Number:
2000.284.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 240
Samuel Eilenberg , New York (until d. 1998; bequeathed to MMA)
Washington, DC. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. "The Art of Chola Bronzes," November 10, 2002–March 9, 2003.

Dallas Museum of Art. "The Art of Chola Bronzes," April 4, 2003–June 15, 2002.

Cleveland Museum of Art. "The Art of Chola Bronzes," July 4, 2003–August 14, 2003.

Sydney. Art Gallery of New South Wales. "Goddess: Divine Energy," October 13, 2006–January 28, 2007.

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