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    Pottery Jug Fragment with Inscription
    Pakistan.
    Ca. 2nd cent. A.D.
    11"W.
    Rim and partial collar from a large buff colored terracotta vessel bearing an added, painted Kharoshti inscription commemmorating the gift of the pot to a Buddhist community. The fragment bears an impressed stamp, original to the manufacture, depicting a lion head with two paws. The collar bears incised concentric lines with a stippled lower border and arrow pointing to it. The added inscription is fragmentary, so the pot was evidentally broken after the dedication was inscribed.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2008
    19th Wednesday
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