Hand of Vishnu with the conch shell, Khmer Art
Hand of Vishnu with the conch shell, Khmer Art
Hand of Vishnu with the conch shell, Khmer Art

Hand of Vishnu with the conch shell, Khmer Art

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Vishnu is one of the most important gods in Hinduism: together with Brahma (the Creator) and Shiva (the Destroyer), is he the Preserver. He has 4 arms, and his 4 hands hold each a different symbol. One is the conch shell, that symbolizes the sound 'Ohm', but in Khmer Art also symbolizes water, one of the 4 fundamental elements.

Khmer Art, pre-Angkor period, 7th-8th century. Height (mounted) 18cm Width 13cm

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