"Yogi seal" c. 2600-1900 BCE


The fact that the yogi wears a head-dress with curved horns and is surrounded by animals has led to the suggestion that the figure is a prototype for the later Hindu god Shiva in his aspect of Lord of Beasts. 


from Indian Art by Vidya Dehejia, p. 30 

"Yogi seal" c. 2600-1900 BCE

The fact that the yogi wears a head-dress with curved horns and is surrounded by animals has led to the suggestion that the figure is a prototype for the later Hindu god Shiva in his aspect of Lord of Beasts. 

from Indian Art by Vidya Dehejia, p. 30 

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