Shiva as Bhairava

Unidentified maker, Rajasthan, India


12th century

Sikri sandstone

Overall: 24 in. (61 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of D. Herbert Beskind, Class of 1936



Place Made: India, South Asia, Asia



Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact

Research Area


Not on view


Not signed.

Course History

ASCL 51.06/REL 41.07, Buddhism Sex, Gender in South East Asia, Sara Swenson, Spring 2022

HIST 96.01, Colonialism and Culture in Asia and Africa, Douglas Haynes, Spring 2022

REL 43.01, Buddhism in America, Reiko Ohnuma, Spring 2022


Collection of Nasli Heeramaneck Galleries, New York; Parke Bernet Galleries, New York, October 14, 1964 Sale, lot no. 126; sold to D. Herbert Beskind (1915-2015), New York, New York, October 14, 1964; given to present collection, 1967.

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