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Begram Ivories.

1981
This photograph shows Begram Ivories. At the left side woman sits with a parrot perched on hand while a maid stands before her with a bowl of fruit. At the right side maid kneels before her lady holding out a bowl. At the below figures it surrounded by an acanthus scroll entwined alternating flowers and duck like birds in various postures. Four corners are human heads surmounted by animal masks such as horse, elephant, lions and a motif traced to Scythian art.

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81-285.jpg
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acku Afghanistan
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1981<br />
This photograph shows Begram Ivories. At the left side woman sits with a parrot perched on hand while a maid stands before her with a bowl of fruit. At the right side maid kneels before her lady holding out a bowl. At the below figures it surrounded by an acanthus scroll entwined alternating flowers and duck like birds in various postures. Four corners are human heads surmounted by animal masks such as horse, elephant, lions and a motif traced to Scythian art.