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Sculptures of Shiva in human form began to appear in Khmer art in the seventh century, probably in response to the rising popularity of the Vaishnava cult that celebrated Vishnu as a king-like divinity, accessible and benign. Khmer 7th-8th c.

God Shiva as the Supreme Teacher, South India, 1000s-1100s, Chola Dynasty, Stone. Denver Art Museum, Colorado, USA

An Early 20th Century Indian Carved Ivory Figure of a Female Modelled standing Upon a Lotus Base. Ivory Measures 3 1/4 Inches in Height

Seated Ganesha [India, Orissa] (64.102) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art