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Medieval Sculpture: Abaneri

Title:Medieval Sculpture: Abaneri
Author:Jayakar, Pupul
Enumeration:Vol. 12 Issue no. 2; March 1959, p. 28-30
Abstract:Abaneri (Abha Nagari) is a small village in the erstwhile state of Jaipur in Rajasthan. The walls and roof of the old temple of Harshat Mata (portions have been dated to the mid-7th and 9th centuries) carry sculptures mainly on secular themes: music, dance, nature, beauty, and love. Also seen is the half female form of Shiva, and dancing Matrikas in the company of dancing Shiva and Bhairava. The sculptures are in the Gupta tradition of Deogarh.

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