Figuratively decorated handle of a clay vessel. The handle was moulded in the shape of a lion with the head of the animal forming an extension. The way the mane is emphasised by wavy lines suggests that the object was mould-made. It is fragmentary and only head and neck of the animal remain

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Thing

Made Of
fired clay
Type of Thing
handle
School
Yotkan Type
Subject
animal
Techniques
mould-made

People

Acquired From
Passmore, A D to The British Museum
Found, Excavated, Collected By
Williamson, F

Place

Found In
Khadalik, ?, ["Khotan", "?"]

Time

Acquired In
1930
Made
2ndC-3rdC, circa

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