Buddhist Ghazni: Attribute
Inv. no. TS01768

IsMEO / IsIAO Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan, 1969
Tapa Sardar, Vihara 23
South-centre, on the floor

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TS 1768

Red clay; paint: black, red, yellow
Very high relief
H: 6; W: 3,9 cm
Late period

Vajra (fragment) composed of four octahedric elements, one of them forming the vajra’s point. Yellow paint on the point; red and black paint alternately on the other three elements.
It could relate to another small representation of Durga Mahisasuramardini.

Ghazni, MAIA storehouse
Neg. no.: 10428/ 2
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