Natesa, a rare sandstone idol

Part of: GS Prelims and Mains I – Art and Culture  In news:  Natesa, a rare sandstone idol which was smuggled to return to India after 22 years  The idol depicts Shiva in the 9th century Prathihara style of Rajasthan  It was originally from the Ghateswara Temple, Baroli, Rajasthan  A beautiful depiction of Nandi is shown behind the right leg of the Natesa icon.  Some … Read more Natesa, a rare sandstone idol