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Shiva as the Lord of Dance
English: Nataraja from Tamil Nadu, India. Chola Dynasty
Français: Shiva Nataraja. Art Chola, Tamil Nadu (Inde)
Русский: Медная скульптура Шивы из Индии (Тамил-Наду)
العربية: ناتاراجا من تاميل نادو الهند أسرة كولا
Date between circa 950 and circa 1000
Medium copper alloy
medium QS:P186,Q518350
Dimensions 30 × 22.5 × 7 ″ (76.2 × 57.1 × 17.7 cm)
institution QS:P195,Q1641836
Current location
South and Southeast Asian Art Department.
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References Los Angeles County Museum of Art: online database: entry 240893
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