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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 Cuncolim, Salçete (South Goa)
Find Place Cuncolim, Salcete (South Goa)
Style Kadamba/Yadava
Patron/Dynasty Kadamba/Yadava
Period / Year of Work 12th Century AD
Tribe Kadamba/Yadava
Culture Kadamba/Yadava
Dimensions 0.93 m X 0.27 m X 0.16 m
Detailed Description Viragal or hero stone in three panels punctuated by decorative crossbars with torana (beading)decoration. The lower panel depicts a large statures hero being attacked by a small sized enemy from a chariot. Two persons are playing drum and gong in an attitude of admiring the fight. In the middle panel the hero is represented as on his way to heaven accompanied musicians and a chamara bearer. In the uppermost panel the hero seems to be worshipping a shivalinga in his heavenly abode assisted by two celestial beings.
Brief Description Viragal or hero stone in three panels punctuated by decorative crossbars with torana (beading)decoration.