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  • Inscribed conch with apertures at the vertex and bottom; exterior gloze partly oxidized; legend reads "dachhinakanasara"
  • Inscribed conch with apertures at the vertex and the bottom; eight spokes wheel design with a central hub encased in a cuspidal design mounted over a capitalled pillar design, in parallel juxtaposition an ornate goad, both mounted over a pedestal comprising of four regular rectangular blocks. Legend reads "Bhagavato atha bhuja samisa"; exterior glaze partly oxidized.
  • Standing image of a human being holding a staff in left hand and a short stick in the right. The turban over his head contains a plume in the central region of the fore head indicating the possibility of nobility either by birth or by profession. The right foot extended slightly in to the fore ground indicates the "Alidha" Posture of an archer; the plain rectangular thin base devoid of ornamentation almost preludes the possibility that it represents a god; The suggestion that it represents "kartikeya" the war-god, is unconvincing for the above and other minor reasons; The figure presumably represents a noble or a prince wielding the bow and arrow. Solid bronze cast tending towards a miniature.
  • Hemi spherical bowl of gold with a miniature protrusion in side, base slightly compressed; the complimentary depression in the base in the exterior; in-turned thin rim. Remarks: The weight of the bowl suggests that it must have been coated with gold.
  • Gold necklace consisting of a hundred numbers of delicate rectangular needle shaped components with a central aperture in each item, interspersed by ninety seven tiny annular beads three of which are slightly deformed; a Roman coin of queen "Faustina" (Accessioned in coins Reg. Acc. No.3) served as pendent in between two tortoise shaped gold ornamental beads; one among the five globular decorative mountings on each of these tortoises is missing. Two annular torus beads and two cuboidal spacer beads, possibly of an alloy of silver appear in the rear part. The discovered components are threaded as described above. Remarks: Queen Faustina, also called as Faustina the Elder (AD 141) was the queen of king Antonious Pious, a Roman Ruler.
  • Crocodile shaped ear ring of gold with exquisite filigree work; minute beaded decorative distribution in the mid region. The wire of the filigree work slightly displaced in the mid padding region which rests in the ear lobe. This was known as "Makara kundala".
  • Crocodile shaped ear ring described as above (Acc. No. 2) and forms a pair with it. The wire of the filigree work besides being slightly displaced was broken in the enclosed part. Remarks: The displaced wire is detached the filigree work.
  • Obverse: Trace of ananimal possibly Elephant; Reverse: Ujjain symbol. Remarks: Chemically treated
  • Obverse: Trace of an animal possibly Elephant with uplifted trunk; Reverse: Ujjain symbol. Remark: Chemically treated
  • Brass ring. length of the rod 38 cm.