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Pratihara era Shiva idol smuggled to UK returned to India

A tenth Century stolen Shiva statue has been brought to India from the United Kingdom

LONDON: A valuable statue of Shiva that was stolen from a temple in Rajasthan 22 years ago and smuggled to Britain was finally repatriated to India on Thursday. The 10th-century CE “Natesh Shiva murti” positioned in the “chatura” yogic pose with “jatamakuta and trinetra” (untamed hair and three-eyed), has been sent to the Archaeological Survey […]