Earliest example of Indian iconography is Kushan?

Allen W Thrasher athr at LOC.GOV
Thu Apr 14 15:54:06 UTC 2005

Doris Srinivasan has written a book of 350+ pages on the history of multiple-headed gods:

Many heads, arms, and eyes : origin, meaning, and form of multiplicity in Indian art 
Leiden ; New York : Brill, 1997.


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