Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Margalit Slovin

Skanda, God of War, the son of Shiva and Parvati, on his attendant animal, the peacock
ca. 8th century
Central India
H: 22; W: 15; D: 7 cm
Bequest of Wolf Ladejinsky, Washington, DC, through the America-Israel Cultural Foundation
Accession number: B78.1316

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir