Buddhist Ghazni: Wall statue
Inv. no. TS01559

IsMEO / IsIAO Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan, 1970
Tapa Sardar, Vihara 37
Near the main cultic image, front right corner

Other images

LA 9657_3_ridim
LA 9657_1_ridim
TS 1559
Vihara 37_neg 807-23a_NUM
Vihara 37_neg 807-19a_NUM
Vihara 37_neg 807-25a_NUM
Vihara 37_neg 807-29a_num
Vihara 37_neg 8988-6_ridim
Vihara 37_neg 8988-9_NUM

Red clay; red paint; inferable: wood (inner armature)
Very high relief; completed by engraving
H: 22,5; W: 41 cm
Late period

Bodhisattva seated in padmasana on a lotus throne (with reverse petals), with feet exposed. Red paint on paridhana. Traces left by a disappeared wooden inner armature.
Probable related fragments: TS 1543 (torso), TS 1563 (head), TS 1938 (arm), TS 1944 (forearm).

Ghazni, MAIA storehouse (2002)
Neg. no.: 9657/ 1÷3
Digital photos: -
Drawings: -