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Bust of Nataraja
Title Bust of Nataraja
Museum Name National Museum, New Delhi
Gallery Name Archaeology
Object Type Archaeology
Main Material Stone
Country India
Origin Place Nachana Kuthara, Madhya Pradesh
Patron/Dynasty Gupta
Period / Year of Work 5th Century AD
Dimensions Ht. 37.0 cm. Wd. 47.0 cm.
Brief Description Bust of four-armed Nataraja (front-arms lost) with both the rear arms raised up . He carries the mount on his head which is broken and lost at places. In the raised right hand, he holds a rectangular object while with the left supports the mount. His hair is arranged into jatas and tassels of these fall on the shoulders in front. He wears a crown, armlets and wristlets. Damaged and lost at various places. Buff grey sandstone.