toy figure; figure (communication artefact)

Broken clay figure. A seated 'monkey' figurine in coarse red terracotta, with the arms, legs, and tail or rump missing. It has a round head with punched circle eyes, and is decorated on both sides of the body with random lines of dots. As for most animal figurines, this one is more likely to be a child's plaything than anything more significant.

A seated 'monkey' figurine in coarse red terracotta, arms, legs and tail or rump missing, round head with punched circle eyes and decorated on both sides of the body with random lines of dots. As for most animal figurines this one is most likely to be a child's plaything than anything more significant. Marked on the bottom with 'KD' (probably Kula Dheri, a site on the Charsadda-Mardan road, Charsadda District, Khyber-Pukhtunkhwa, Pakistan). Archaeological context: presumably unstratified and from a surface collection. Early Historic Period, probably early centuries. Given by Col D H Gordon (1952/3).

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