AN EGYPTIAN SANDSTONE RELIEF PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY B.C. Sculpted in raised relief, preserving a queen or goddess, her face in profile to the right, her torso frontal, wearing a tightly-fitted sheath and a vulture headdress over a long tripartite wig, a lappet falling along the right side of her breast, her face with full lips, a prominent nose, and a protruding chin
Garland holder with a winged celestial, mid-1st century A.D. Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara Schist. Such volutes were affixed to the drums of small stupas to support garlands of flowers. These auspicious figures are among the earliest forms of sculptural embellishment found at Gandharan Buddhist sites.