Having left the Angkor area I "immersed" myself in the artefacts from India and Nepal with the same interest I had previously diplayed. Not having set foot on the latter country yet I "travelled" through and with its artefacts.
Tamil Nadu - Nayak period - 16th century
Siva Lingodbhavamurti - Tamil Nadu - Cola period - 13th century (left). Kali - Tamil Nadu - 14th-15th century (right).
Visnu Vasudeva - Karnataka - Hoysala period - 12the century (left).Yogini - Tamil Nadu - beginiing of Cola period - 9th-10th century (right).
Devi - Himachai Pradesh - 13th century
Visnu Caturmurti - Kashmir - 12th century (left). Yamuna - Madhya Pradesh - 8th-9th century (right).
Buddha - Uttar Pradesh - Gupta period - 430-435.
Nepal - Pancaraksa tantra manuscript - 12th-13th century.
Nepal - Jina - 18th century
Nepal - Svayambhupurana mythical story of Nepal - beginning of the 19th century.
Nepal - Avalokitesvara (detail) - 1860
(To be continued)