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Title: Tipologia e iconografia dei Mukuṭa di Rudra-Śiva
Authors: Ramasso, Claudia
Issue Date: 2001
Publisher: Padova, Editoriale Programma
Abstract: The article wants to examine the different hair-styles of the Hindu god Rudra-Śiva, as he appears in a number of typical aspect, both benevolent (anugraha) and terrific (ugra). The general introduction to a series of headgear (mukuṭa) canonized by Hindu iconography for various deites, wants to focus the attention on the different ways of styling the matted hair(jaṭā), typical of the image of Śiva. The study analyses the shape and the stylistic evolution of those hair-styles encountered in various plastic representations of the god in India, from the first iconic representations of the Kuṣāṇa period till the 12th century A.D.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11707/1872
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