Buddhist Ghazni: Body ornament
Inv. no. TS01604

IsMEO / IsIAO Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan
Tapa Sardar, Area 64-100
Trench of stupa 64 (6)

Other images

MNAOR 3778 TS 1604
MNAOR 3777 TS 1604 CS 4366
TS 1604

Male figure (keyura with okeanos)
Grey clay; brown paint; gilding; wood (inner armature)
Very high relief; decorative plaque obtained from mould
H: 12; W: 12 cm ca.
Early period 2

Right arm (fragment) of a male figure with keyura composed of an open armlet with decorated ends supporting two plaques in the shape of okeanos mask (one of them is preserved). Brown paint on surface; gilding on the plaque (frame). Cavity left by a disappeared wooden inner armature. Fired accidentally.

Ghazni, MAIA storehouse (2002)
Neg. no.: 10409/ 4-8; 10410/ 1-2
Digital photos: -
Drawings: -