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  • Object type

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  • Description

    A ring bezel, depicting a Kushan king on horseback, in his left hand a cruciform sceptre with a hook, a tamgha, a nandipada, inscribed.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 2ndC-3rdC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 22 millimetres
    • Width: 26 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

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      • Inscription Language

      • Inscription Transliteration

  • Curator's comments

    an extensive bibliography in Callieri 1996

  • Bibliography

    • Collon 1997a 10/8 bibliographic details
    • Callieri 1997 U 7.29 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

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