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King Prathivideva and Queen Kelachchhadevi

Period : Late Medieval 1100 CE
Material : Stone
Location : National Museum
Current Location : National Museum
Description :
Memorial stone of Queen Kelachchhadevi. It is a white marble sculpture showing bearded and moustached king Prithvideva standing with his queen Kelachchhadevi on a rectangular pedestal. He holds a lotus stalk in his right hand and an indistinct object in the left (damaged). The queen is standing on the left, holding a kamandalu in her left hand. Both of them wear earrings, necklaces, armlets, bracelets and the lower garments. Two attendant figures, a male and a female, stand near their feet in the tribhanga pose. On the lower left corner is shown a small figure seated with the folded hands. There is a beautiful nimbus behind their heads (damaged). There is a three-line inscription on the pedestal giving the date of the sculpture as V.S.1239, equivalent to 1182 CE.