J&K: 9th-century sculpture of Lord Vishnu recovered from Jehlum river in Pulwama

In the Kashmir Valley, an ancient sculpture of Lord Vishnu dating back to 9th Century was recovered from river Jehlum in Kakapora area of the Pulwama district. Official sources said that some labourers while extracting sand in river Jehleum in Lelhara Kakapora area of Pulwama district, found an ancient sculpture from the river. After finding the sculpture, they contacted the local police who rushed to the spot and took the sculpture into their possession.

The sculpture is a three headed Lord Vishnu and is made of black and green colour stone, is a unique sculpture of the 9th Century, was later handed over to the Department of Archives, Archaeology and Museums of Jammu and Kashmir.

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