A rare memorial sculpture at Konnur

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Konnurina aparupada smaraka shilpa-A rare memorial sculpture at Konnur

Author: Dr. Smita Surebanakar

Place: Konnur, Gokak, Belagavi

Dr. Smita has explained the special feature of a sculpture depicting its various facets. The female fig has two male and female figures beside her,she is widening the legs of her deceased husband with whom she was pressurized to go ‘Sati’. The author opines that the feature of the sculpture here is the unwillingness of wife to go as Sati. The author also says broken idols of Nandi, and turugol sculpture exist in addition to Bhairava and Gajalakshmi sculptures.

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