Dado with zoomorphic decoration (type 42)
Dado carved in bas-relief (type 42). This type is represented by one specimen.
The decoration is composed of two horizontal sections: the upper section consists of a figurative scene, the lower section of a sequence of two interlaced and rolled up half-palmettes. In the scene are a round element (probably a shield) with bosses and animals.
The height is 33 cm, its width 37.5 cm; its thickness is 7 cm.
The artifact was purchased in Ghazni area in the late 1950s-1960s.
It differs from type 41 for the lower section.