Buddhist Ghazni: Body ornament
Inv. no. TS01024

IsMEO / IsIAO Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan
Tapa Sardar, II terrace
Below Room 18 (6)

Human figure
Red clay; red paint
Very high relief; decorative plaques obtained from mould
Max: 9 cm
Early period

Probable fragment of a turban with row of decorative plaques. Two cavities (through-holes) left by disappeared wooden tenons visible on the surface. Fired accidentally.

Ghazni, MAIA storehouse (2002)
Neg. no.: 8167/ 8; 8969/ 5-6
Digital photos: -
Drawings: -