Horn or oliphant; ivory; carved with bands of relief decoration running around the hollowed-out elephant tusk; from bell to mouthpiece: plain band, stiff foliage, plain band, contiguous roundels, plain band, frieze of animals and mythical beasts, plain band, contiguous roundels, plain band, beaded band, running acanthus scroll, beaded band, a wide, slightly recessed band (for metal mount), plain band, running acanthus scroll, plain band, recessed band containing in four registers; 1) four quadrigae 2) hunting scene 3) men wrestling 4) performing animals; beaded band, stiff foliage, plain band, wide, slightly recessed, band (for metal mount), plain band, stiff foliage and a plain band.
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