Buddhist Ghazni: Wall statue
Inv. no. TS01766

IsMEO / IsIAO Italian Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan, 1969
Tapa Sardar, Vihara 23
Between statue no. 39 and sculptural group no. 40

Other images

TS 1766
35 AFTS scavo0089
Dep. CS 6269 6270 6271
1763 et alia

Red clay
Very high relief
H: 16,5; W: 10 cm
Late period

Right ear (fragment) of the bejeweled Buddha (statue no. 39). The circular indentation visible at the triangular fossa height could relate to an ornament.
Related fragments: TS 1056, TS 1144, TS 1152, TS 1763, TS 1990 (left hand, head, torso, right hand and left leg respectively).

Ghazni, MAIA storehouse (2002)
Neg. no.: 10426/3
Digital photos: MAIA 2002
Drawings: Inv. No. 6270