Shiva Linga

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Geoffrey Marchal
published on 14 November 2017

A Shiva linga (Caturmulhalinga) , Bihar, North-Eastern India, 4th-10th century CE. Musée du Cinquantenaire (Brussels, Belgium). Made with ReMake and ReCap pro from AutoDesk.

The phallus (linga) with the four (catur) faces (mukha) is a symbol of the god Shiva.

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