Screen (type 9)

Screen carved in bas-relief on both sides (type 9).

Side A. The decoration is composed of three horizontal sections: the upper section consists of a cursive epigraphic band, the mid section of figurative scenes, the lower section of a sequence of two interlaced and rolled up half-palmettes. The figurative scenes include dancers, a standing personage, a horse.

Side B. The decoration is composed of two horizontal sections: the upper section consists of a cursive epigraphic band, the main section of a figurative scene. This includes standing personages/guards and vegetal elements.

The height of the panels is 42 cm, their width varies from 41 cm to 44 cm; their thickness varies from 4.5 cm to 8 cm.

One artifact was first recorded in the Kabul National Museum in 1958; it came from Ghazni; one was first recorded in the Rawza Museum in Ghazni in 1966.


Ghazni

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