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Skanda (Karttikeya; Shanmukha)
11th-18th c Indian Tamil Sculpture

HINDU DYNASTIES Anonymous (active c 600 - c. 1600) Primary
c. 1000-1900
11th-18th c
Stone
Carved
Tamil
Figure
Rajamudy. East Godavari. India.
Chennai (Madras). Government Museum.
indi2003
He is a son of Shiva and the god of war. Known as Shanmukha or Subrahmanya in Southern India and is also as Kartikeya in the North. He is worshipped primarily in southern India in the form of a god with six heads and twelve arms and rides on his peacock mount Paravani.

Caption: TAMIL Anonymous| Skanda (Karttikeya; Shanmukha) |Tamil|c. 1000-1900|Indian|┬ęKathleen Cohen|indi2003

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