Fragmentary toy in the shape of a bird

Details

  • Title

    Fragmentary toy in the shape of a bird

  • Associated place

    Pakistan (possible) (possible place of creation)
    north-west India (possible) (possible place of creation)
  • Date

    2nd - 4th century AD (AD 101 - 400)
  • Material and technique

    terracotta, modelled, pierced

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    10.5 cm (length)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by E. M. Scratton, 1958.

  • Museum location

    not on display

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1958.26

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Further reading

Ahuja, Naman, Art and Archaeology of Ancient India: Earliest Times to the Sixth Century (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2018), no. 46.1

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