A young Cherokee woman in traditional dress points toward the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina, Nov. which is considered a sacred site by the Cherokees. The unidentified woman is a graduate of a conventional school and the granddaughter of a chief.
Trident with Shiva as Ardhanari (Half-Woman) ca. Chola dynasty, South India, The Cleveland Museum of Art In this hybrid form of the deity, Shiva assumes his own form and that of his consort, Uma. The right half of the figure’s anatomy depicts.