Buddhist Ghazni: Wall painting
Inv. no. TS00905

IsMEO / IsIAO Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan
Tapa Sardar, Vihara 23
Presumably from the right wall (4)

Bodhisattva; male figure
Clay; brown paint
H: 48; W: 30,5 cm ca.
Late period

Fragment of monochrome (brownish) wall painting, showing a male head in profile toward the right, with hair pulled up with large globular knot and web of ornaments, earring with small hoop and larger oval beaded ring. Facial features marked by thin lines with thick long eyebrows.

Ghazni, MAIA storehouse
Neg. no.: -
Digital photos: -
Drawings: Inv. No. 5125/2