Buddhist Ghazni: Body ornament
Inv. no. TS02105

IsMEO / IsIAO Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan, 1971
Tapa Sardar, II terrace
Trench in Room 36 (6)

Headwear / or / crown
Clay; red paint
Very high relief; completed by engraving
H: 10,5; W: 8 cm
Early period 2

Decorative plaque (rounded front face) from the headwear or crown of a figure. Incised decoration consisting of rows of alternating oval and round gems with rectangular gem at centre. Red paint on surface. Fired accidentally.

Ghazni, MAIA storehouse
Neg. no.: 13401/ 13
Digital photos: -
Drawings: -