figure (communication artefact)

Hollow standing animal tomb figurine, in the form of a dog body combined with an elephant head of which the trunk is missing. It carries a saddle on its back surmounted with a hollow bulbous pot. The clay is a coarse, buff earthenware. The figurine is decorated with green, amber and yellowish lead glaze. Used as burial goods.

As grave goods

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