Stele with Vishnu and Lakshmi

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DATE:
11th century
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General Description

Vishnu is the Preserver of the Hindu trinity of gods. His wife, Lakshmi, is the goddess of wealth and prosperity. Here they appear riding on Vishnu's mount, the bird-human Garuda. They embrace each other lovingly.

Excerpt from

  • Anne Bromberg, Label text.