Bone Plaque From Begram. Kapisa Province.
Some scenes were incised on bone (h. 8 cm), but the subjects were the same. Here the courtesan holds a cup in her left hand while sitting on a wicker stool with a cushion. The details of the wicker stool, earrings and the numerous bracelets, the girdle and heavy anklets are very clear, as is the prominent hair-do that is almost identical in all the plaques. Traces of red and black color were also sometimes found.
Photo: Louis Dupree from Rice and Rowland, Art in Afghanistan: Objects from the Kabul Museum, 1971
- acku Afghanistan
- Image Size
- 4167x6101 / 5.5MB
- Contained in galleries
- NATIONAL MUSEUM II: CE (Common Era)