Buddhist Ghazni: Wall statue
Inv. no. TS01533

IsMEO / IsIAO Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan, 1968
Tapa Sardar, Upper Terrace
Under the lotus base of stupa 7

Bodhisattva; deity
Red clay; paint: black, red
Very high relief; decorative element worked separately then fixed to the figure
L: 13,8 cm

Right arm of a bodhisattva or deva with long hair with strands falling on shoulder and keyura decorated with a four-lobed brooch-like plaque. Red paint on arm; black paint on hair. Fired accidentally.

Ghazni, MAIA storehouse (2003)
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