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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 13th Century AD
Tribe Kadamba/Yadava
Culture Kadamba/Yadava
Dimensions 0.89 m X 0.37 m X 0.14 m
Detailed Description A four paneled Viragal or Hero stone framed by replicas of decorative pillars. In the upper panel the hero is depicted as seated on high asana(seat) flanked by apsaras and protected under parasols. A person is folding hands before couple.In the middle panel a naval battle is depicted;four persons are fighting. In the lower panel three musicians are playing musical instruments. The uppermost panel represents an entire hall of a south Indian temple enshrining a linga.
Brief Description A four panelled Viragal or Hero stone framed by replicas of decorative pillars.