Lion's head fragment

Lion's head fragment

Lion's head fragment
Yotkan
200-600 AD
Museum no. LOAN:INDIA.69 (Yo.0025.e)
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London
On loan from the Government of India and the Archaeological Survey of India

This terracotta appliqué mask is representing a lion's head was acquired at Yotkan. It is possible that the lion mask once was used as appliqué ornamentation on pottery vessels.