Ekamukha lingam

The lingam is the phallic representation of the Hindu god Shiva. The face of Shiva in this sculpture has features of Gupta classicism that continues in the north and central Indian medieval sculptures of which this sculpture is a noteworthy example.

Date/Period
6th century
Region
Post Gupta, Uttar Pradesh, India
Dimension
Object size: H42.1 x L14.1 x W13.7
Accession No.
1993-00218
Material
Sandstone
Collection of
Asian Civilisations Museum
Category
Sculpture