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Head of Shiva

Head of Shiva, Khmer Art
Head of Shiva, zoomed in
46 cmHead of Shiva scale comparison25 cm
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Head of Shiva is a Khmer Sandstone Sculpture created between 900 CE and 925 CE. It lives at the Musée Guimet in Paris. The image is used according to Educational Fair Use, and tagged Deities and Gods, Shiva, Trimūrti, Sculpture and Heads. Source

This sandstone head of Shiva was found in the Prasat, or temple at Phnom Bok — a hill northeast of the Eastern Baray (a man-made lake) in Cambodia.

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