Buddhist Ghazni: Wall statue
Inv. no. TS00004

IsMEO / IsIAO Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan
Tapa Sardar, Upper Terrace
Near Throne 1

Other images

AFTS0127(scansioni-CISA) (1)
AFTS0127(scansioni-CISA) (2)

Brown clay; red paint; inferable: wood (tenon)
Very high relief; completed by engraving
H: 6,2; W: 4,5 cm
Late period

Head of a lokapala with demoniac features: protruding eyes, deeply frowned eyebrows. Hair in wavy grooves above, thickly curled round the face. Red paint: concerned position not indicated in the inventory. Probable traces left by wooden tenon on the back.

Ghazni, MAIA storehouse (2002)
Neg. no.: 1806/ 1,5,6
Digital photos: -
Drawings: -