Surya Figure, Khajuraho

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Anindita Basu
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published on 29 July 2016
Surya Figure, Khajuraho

Surya, the Sun God. He holds lotuses, a mace, and a water pot. Not visible clearly in this picture is a also a time wheel that's in one of his bottom left hands. He wears a breastplate. His charioteer, Aruna, sits at the front. Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh, India, 11th CE.


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Anindita Basu
Anindita is a technical writer and editor. Her off-work interests include Indology, data visualisation, and etymology.

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Basu, A. (2016, July 29). Surya Figure, Khajuraho. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/5449/

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