Silver Gilt Bowl with Hunting Scenes (Swat Bowl),
North-west India, 5th-6th century

Probably of Bactrian manufacture. Possibly of Hephthalite, Huna or Kidarite cavalry



A view of the base of the Silver Gilt Bowl with Hunting Scenes (Swat Bowl)
Views of the other Huna or Kidarite cavalry figures on the Swat Bowl
British Museum. Museum number: 1963,1210.11   Silver bowl; thick-walled; cast; inscription; decorated exterior with profile male bust on the central medallion, surrounded by four hunters (the one on the left being identical to the central bust), two wearing crowns similar to last Kidarite coins; originally gilt.






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