Gandharan relief fragment depicting an archer wearing battle armourM174
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A carved grey schist relief fragment depicting a noble warrior attired in scaled battle armour with a bow across his chest and a quiver of arrows over his shoulder.
Central Asia, Gandhara, 2nd or 3rd Century AD
16.8 x 9.6 cms
Fragment as shown
Ex. collection: Sir William Whitfield (1920-2019), St Helen Hall, St Helen Auckland, Co. Durham, UK; acquired in Pakistan during the 1950’s.
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