Agni figure, Khajuraho

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Anindita Basu
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published on 29 July 2016
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Agni, the fire god. He holds a sacrificial altar, the Vedas, and a water pot, and is surrounded by four smaller fires, their skeletal forms showing the effect they have on humans. Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh, India, 11th CE.

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Anindita Basu
Anindita is a technical writer and editor. Her off-work interests include Indology, data visualisation, and etymology.

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Basu, A. (2016, July 29). Agni figure, Khajuraho. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5453/agni-figure-khajuraho/

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