11 June 2003
A BACTRIAN STONE RITUAL OBJECT
Circa Late 3rd-Early 2nd Millennium B.C.
Brownish-red in color with pink, white and gray inclusions, of waisted cylindrical form, the stone encircled by a single groove
12¾ in. (32.4 cm) high
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For a similar example see pl. 53 in Sarianidi, Die Kunst des Alten Afghanistan.
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