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Hero Stone
Title Hero Stone
Museum Name Archaeological Survey of India, Goa
Gallery Name Gallery no-4
Object Type Sculpture
Main Material Basalt
Artist's Nationality Indian
Country India
Provenance Molcornem
Find Place Molcornem
Style Kadamba/Yadava
Patron/Dynasty Kadamba/Yadava
Period / Year of Work 12th Century AD
Tribe Kadamba/Yadava
Culture Kadamba/Yadava
Dimensions 0.86 m X 0.38 m X 0.11 m
Detailed Description Finely carved Viragal of Hero stone commemorating the death of hero in a naval battle. The hero is shown as rising from the ground or water and charging the enemy on a vessel with a dagger, and the latter is charging the former with spear.The upper panel depicts the heroes enthronement in heaven,flanked by a mob of apsaras;two of them are holding a parasol over is head and two flanking apsaras on either side of him are fanning him with chamaras(fly whisks).
Brief Description Finely carved Viragal of Hero stone.