Standing Vishnu600 by Unknown

Unknown 7th century Khmer artist.

Vishnu is the protector and savior of the world, physically depicted through the works of art. Vishnu has 1 head & 4 arms, holding Chakra, conch shell, mace & ball,representing the fundamental elements of the cosmos: earth, wind, water and fire. This statue was sculpted with a heavy appearance, a frontal viewpoint, a hierarchical stance and with impressive elaboration. [ www.angkornationalmuseum.com/highlight_artifact/17 ]
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Location: Angkor National Museum , Siem Reap, Cambodia