Figure of Bhairava seated under five snake hoods.
|Title||Figure of Bhairava seated under five snake hoods.|
|Museum Name||Indian Museum, Kolkata|
|Gallery Name||Not Available|
|Period / Year of Work||Not Known|
|Dimensions||Height- 54.5 cm; Width- 19.3 cm; Thickness- 16 cm; Diameter of the base- 14.5 cmMaximum Height-54.5c.m. Maximum width-19.3c.m. Maximum Thickness-16c.m. Maximum Diameter of the base-14.5c.m.|
|Brief Description||It consists of three parts i) a head with five snake hoods, ii) the head of Bhairava iii) the lingam. A head with five snake hoods is present above the Bhairava's head. The forehead of Bhairava is provided with a moon, representing the third eye of Shiva. A snake hood on each ear and a necklace made of skulls on the neck, are present. The lingam is a cylindrical body where a snake lies coil around.|