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Head of Bhairava, A Horrific Form of God Shiva

A work made of gilt copper worked in repoussé with pigments.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of gilt copper worked in repoussé with pigments.

Date:

Malla period, 16th/17th century

Artist:

Nepal

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Head of Bhairava, A Horrific Form of God Shiva

Place

Nepal (Object made in)

Date

1501–1700

Medium

Gilt copper worked in repoussé with pigments

Dimensions

97.8 × 67.3 × 34 .9 cm (38 1/2 × 26 1/2 × 13 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Marilynn B. Alsdorf

Reference Number

2014.1023

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