Buddhist Ghazni: Wall statue
Inv. no. TS01569

IsMEO / IsIAO Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan, 1971
Tapa Sardar, Vihara 37
Central area, towards the left wall (7 B)

Other images

TS 1569
Afghanistan 1 007_NUM
1562 et alia teste di Buddha_NUM
Afghanistan 1 002_NUM

Red clay
Very high relief; decorative elements worked separetely then fixed to the figure; completed by engraving
Diam.: 13 cm
Late period

Knot of hair with a web of ornaments, presumably of a bodhisattva.
Probable related fragments: TS 1272 (head and body), TS 1948 (shoulder).

Ghazni, MAIA storehouse (2002)
Neg. no.: 12047/ 3
Digital photos: MAIA 2002
Drawings: -