Ewer with spout in the form of an elephant head and trunkOn display
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The spout of this ewer is in the form of an elephant head and trunk (restored). This Kushan period ewer was reportedly found in South Vietnam.
Ewer with spout in the form of an elephant head and trunk
Date1st - 2nd century AD (AD 1 - 200)
Kushan Period (AD 50 - 600)
Material and technique
Dimensionswith handle 31.9 x 31.7 x 20.2 cm max. (height x width x depth)
without handle 25 x 31.7 x 20.2 cm max. (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Presented by Alexander Goetz, 2000.
Museum locationGround floor | Gallery 12 | India to AD 600
Ahuja, Naman, Art and Archaeology of Ancient India: Earliest Times to the Sixth Century (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2018), no. 150