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Indian 9th Century Stone Head of Vishnu

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Indian 9th Century Stone Head of Vishnu. Has great detail and some original pigment still left. Lovely modeling of facial features and headdress. Included with a custom stand. Height:24" Width:10" Depth:9.5" Along with Brahma the Creator and Shiva the Destructor, Vishnu, God of preservation in the Hindu Trilogy, is worshiped as the Savior of humanity. When the planet Earth is endangered or when humankind is threaten, Vishnu is said to “incarnate” himself