Mask of Vaikuntha Vishnu, late 5th century. Learn more about 5th century masks
A deity in the Hindu pantheon regarded as the creator of the universe, he is a part of the trimurti along with Shiva and Vishnu. He is traditionally represented with four faces and four arms, holding an alms bowl, prayer beads as well as a book. His consort is the deity of knowledge, Saraswati.