Title Bhairava
Accession Number acc-no-0018
Museum Name Archaeological Survey of India, Goa
Gallery Name Gallery no-3
Object Type Sculpture
Main Material Basalt
Artist's Nationality Indian
Country India
Provenance Cortalim - South Goa
Find Place Cortalim - South Goa
Style Kadamba/Yadava
Patron/Dynasty Kadamba/Yadava
Period / Year of Work 12th Century AD
Tribe Kadamba/Yadava
Culture Kadamba/Yadava
Dimensions 0.69 m X 0.47 m x 0.10 m
Brief Description Stone image of a standing four handed Bhairava.
Detailed Description Stone image of a standing four handed Bhairava, holding (clockwise), (i) broken(ii) Trisula (iii) Damaru (iv) broken. The deity is flanked by two attendants; the one on the right holding a bow in hand is accompanied by a dog which wears a garland of skulls. The slenderly carved, proportionate sculpture is bordered by a torana (foliage) decoration.