Natesa, a rare sandstone idol
Part of: GS Prelims and Mains I – Art and Culture
- Natesa, a rare sandstone idol which was smuggled to return to India after 22 years
- The idol depicts Shiva in the 9th century Prathihara style of Rajasthan
- It was originally from the Ghateswara Temple, Baroli, Rajasthan
- A beautiful depiction of Nandi is shown behind the right leg of the Natesa icon.
Link: The Hindu