Dado with interlaced arches (type 24)

Dado carved in bas-relief (type 24). This type is represented by one specimen. The existing decoration is composed of two horizontal sections: the upper section consists of a sequence of interlaced trilobated arches, the lower section of incised half-palmettes. The trilobated arches are set against a vegetal pattern of interlaced half-palmettes and fleur-de-lis.

The dimensions are unknown.

The artifact was found re-employed in the Ghazni area in 1957.

Type 24 might have been used as an architectural dado or as a tomb paneling.


 

Ghazni

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