Buddhist Ghazni: Wall statue
Inv. no. TS01560

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

Other images

LA 9658_5_ridim
LA 9658_8_ridim
LA 9658_6_ridim
MNAOR 3750 TS 1560
MNAOR 3751 TS 1560
Vihara 37_neg 807-19a_NUM
Vihara 37_neg 807-23a_NUM
Vihara 37_neg 807-25a_NUM
Vihara 37_neg 807-29a_num
AFTS scavo0020_ritaglio
Vihara 37_neg 8988-9_NUM
TS 1560

Red clay; inferable: wood (inner armature, tenon)
Very high relief; completed by engraving
H: 22; W: 34 cm
Late period

Bodhisattva seated on a lotus throne with reverse petals, with crossed ankles and left knee raised; left hand resting on left thigh. Traces left by the disappeared wooden inner armature and tenons.
Probable related fragment: TS 1561 (torso).

Ghazni, MAIA storehouse (2002)
Neg. no.: 9658/5÷8
Digital photos: -
Drawings: -