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Mohenjo-daro Sculpture The Priest-King 3d printed

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Yellow Strong & Flexible Polished
Mohenjo-daro Sculpture The Priest-King 3d printed
Mohenjo-daro Sculpture The Priest-King 3d printed

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Mohenjo-daro Sculpture The Priest-King

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  • 3D printed in Yellow Strong & Flexible Polished: Deep yellow, richly colored nylon plastic with a smooth finish.
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In 1927, a seated male soapstone figure was found in a building with unusually ornamental brickwork and a wall-niche. Though there is no evidence that priests or monarchs ruled Mohenjo-daro, archeologists dubbed this dignified figure a "Priest-King." The sculpture is 17.5 centimetres (6.9 in) tall and depicts a bearded man with a fillet around his head, an armband, and a cloak decorated with trefoil patterns that were originally filled with red pigment. The two ends of the fillet fall along the back. The hair is carefully combed towards the back of the head but no bun is present. The flat back of the head may have held a separately carved bun, or it could have held a more elaborate horn and plumed headdress. Two holes beneath the highly stylized ears suggest that a necklace or other head ornament was attached to the sculpture. The left shoulder is covered with a cloak decorated with trefoil, double circle and single circle designs that were originally filled with red pigment. Drill holes in the center of each circle indicate they were made with a specialized drill and then touched up with a chisel. The eyes are deeply incised and may have held inlay. The upper lip is shaved, and a short combed beard frames the face.
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Mohenjo-daro Sculpture The Priest-King
Yellow Strong & Flexible Polished
Width
4.6 cm
Height
4.7 cm
Depth
0.2 cm
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