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Stone Sculptures 

Stone Sculptures 


The stone idol sculptures in the museums are collected from various locations like Perumpavoor, Puthupally, Pattanakkad, Viloonni and Vandiperiyar in Kerala. The idols were found buried in ponds or lakes and were recovered during cleanings and constructional activities by the local population. The official source of acquisition of these sculptures to the museum is Dr. Rajan Gurukal.


Naga Vigraha is a stone motif. It is a symbol for religious belief in the Medieval period in Kerala. It is found from archaeological site in Perumbavoor, Ernakulam and the source of acquisition is  Dr. Rajan Gurkal and his team.


The Subramanya sculpture is a stone sculpture. It dates back to the 10th Century AD. It is excavated from the Pattanakadd, Cherthala at Alappuzha.


The Ashtangaraja Sculpture is a stone sculpture dating back to the late Medieval period


The idol of Nagaraja was excavated from Villoonni, Kottayam in 2012