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Statue of Sun God in Green Stone in Konark Sun Temple, Orissa

Posted Date: 26 Feb 2018     Posted by: Ramakrishna Kambhampati  
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Statue of Sun God in Green Stone in Konark Sun Temple, Orissa

Statue of the Sun God (Surya) in green stone can be seen in Konark Sun Temple (Surya), or the Black Pagoda and was built by Narasimhadeva of the Gangaintorno Dynasty in 1250 A.D. The beautiful image is carved of high-quality green chlorite stone and is one of the masterpieces of Konarak which was recognized by Unesco World Heritage List, 1984.