Thursday, February 6, 2014

ASI Museum Sculptures - 1, Shimoga

In Shimoga (State: Karnataka) in the fort area is the 16th century Shivappa Nayak Palace of Keladi Dynasty. Today, this palace also serves as a museum for Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). 


There are lot of sculptures in the museum garden on display which were excavated from many parts of the country.


Above is the idol of Lord Krishna  belonging to 16th century A.D. At the bottom of the idol one can also see beautiful carving of Garuda. 


Above is the idol of Vrabhadra belonging to 16th century A.D. Every detail is carved beautifully.

22 comments:

Cloudia said...

ALOHA from Honolulu
Comfort Spiral

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Saru Singhal said...

What a beautiful place and stunning shots.

Ramakrishnan Ramanathan said...

Nice sprawling garden and great sculptures !

R Niranjan Das said...

Beautiful sculptures!

ladyfi said...

What a lovely place!

The Write Girl said...

Beautiful view. Thanks for sharing and happy sky watch.

Sridharan Srinivasan said...

Very Nice

Krishna/കൃഷ്ണ said...

Nice sculptures...

thanks

Leovi said...

Yes , nice photos ! Sculptures really lovely ! Greetings !

Swati Singh said...

Splendid spectaculars! sounds a perfect place to visit..

Lina Gustina said...

Awesome sculptures.
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Carver said...

Great shots of the sculpture.

George said...

The gardens are a perfect setting for these beautiful sculptures. The details on the sculptures are amazing.

Gunilla Bäck said...

Those sculptures are amazing!

Birgitta said...

So interesting and great photos you show up!

Lowell said...

That must be quite a museum allowing one to see many sculptures in one place. These are indeed beautifully done. But how do you remember the names of all these gods/goddesses? :)

Al said...

Impressive as always - the is so much incredible craftsmanship in India.

Gattina said...

How beautiful !

robin. said...

great shots...but my favorite is the tree!!

Jeevan said...

Beautiful sculptures... well preserved! Nice garden image

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Lord Krishna at the flute...wish I could hear the melody right now!

Pilgrims’ Shadowy Resting Place

Abhijit Ray said...

Classical sculpture. Nice take.