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Natesa of Rajasthan temple returns to India

30th July, 2020 Culture


  • Natesa, a rare sandstone idol in the 9th century Prathihara style of Rajasthan, is returning to the country after 22 years.

About Natesa:

  • Rare sandstone idol in the 9th-century Prathihara style of Rajasthan.
  • Brilliant depiction of Lord Shiva.
  • A beautiful depiction of Nandi is shown behind the right leg of the Natesa icon.
  • It is originally from the Ghateswara Temple at Baroli, Rajasthan.

Reference: https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/natesa-of-rajasthan-temple-returns-to-india/article32225514.ece