File:Shiva Pashupati.jpg

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seal discovered during excavation of the Mohenjodaro archaeological site in the Indus Valley has drawn attention as a possible representation of a "yogi" or "proto-siva" figure.[3] This "Pashupati" (Lord of Animals, Sanskrit paśupati)[4][5] seal shows a seated figure, possibly ithyphallic, surrounded by animals. Tag: 12: M-304 A

Date 2600–1900 BCE
Source http://www.columbia.edu/itc/mealac/pritchett/00routesdata/bce_500back/indusvalley/protoshiva/protoshiva.jpg
Author unknown Indus Valley Civilization sealmaker from Mohenjodaro archaeological site
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