The sculptures of Hindu Deity was defaced, demolished and mutilated many times by Islamic invaders. In 1022 CE Mahmud of Ghazni after occupying the fort ordered his soldiers to break the idols & In 1527, #Babur army attacked Gwalior Fort and defaced all the Hindu deity.

These sculptures is from Gujari Mahal of Gwalior now converted into an archaeological museum. Artefacts at the museum, Hindu & #Jain sculptures dated to the 1st– 2nd centuries BC of Beheaded Uma-Maheswara, Beheaded Lakshmi riding on Garuda, defaced Indra, & armless goddess’s.

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