Mask of Vaikuntha Vishnu, late 5th century. Learn more about 5th century masks
A sculpted pillar made of granite situated inside the Vaikuntadwara of the Tirumala Venkateswara Temple in Andhra Pradesh, India. It is made of black granite and reflects the Vijayanagara style of sculpture. The Vaikuntadwara is an entrance and circumambulatory passage that is open to devotees on only a few occasions in a year.