Museums In Khajuraho
Khajuraho, once capital of the chandela dynasty, is
today known for its magnificent temples.First called
the Jardine Museum the name changed to Archaeological
Museum in 1952.
Most of the 2000 objects are masterpieces of Indian sculpture.
the Nritta Ganesha, a colossal image depicts the elephant-headed
god dancing while his attendants keep rhythm; a marvellous
Hari-Hara representing the deity whose right half is
Shiva and left Vishnu manifests the perfectly concieved
unity of the two gods.
Other outstanding pieces are a huge Parvati, Shiva as
Andhakasuravadhamurti where the deity is shown wielding
his trishul on a demon, a seated Bhairava and Sadashiva.
Address : Archaeological Museum