Buddhist Ghazni: Body ornament
Inv. no. TS01913

IsMEO / IsIAO Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan, 1969
Tapa Sardar, Room 36
Near TS 1061

Red clay
Very high relief; decorative plaques obtained from mould
H: 18,5; W: 16,5 cm
Late period

Tiara of a bodhisattva (fragment), decorated with two scrolls (one of them is preserved) and beaded rosette (nine petals) surrounded by a row of smaller rosettes.

The fragment could relate to the statue no. 46 (or to the lost image at the northwest corner of the room).
Related fragments: 1061 (head), TS 1929 (scroll).

Ghazni, MAIA storehouse (2003)
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