Mi. V. 002. Pair of small turned wooden knobs. Painted red, blue, and yellow over white. Cf. Mi. xxiii. 0013, 0019-22. H. i° and 1}"; diam. g" and I".
Mi. v. 003. Part of miniature carved wooden arch; curved piece of wood forming crown. Broken at one end ; at the other a rabbet cut, and small dowel protruding, for attachment of continuation. Orn. with relief carving. In centre, apparently a flaming jewel (green) on lotus. On either side the heads and necks of two dragon-like beasts crouched upon the ground. These have no lower jaw, but a row of upper teeth and prominent eyes. The necks, which have hog's-back manes, are recurved over the head and back again so as to form an S. Manes vermilion; head and neck of outer pair blue, of inner pair red-brown (only traces of this left). Across arch 68" ; width riff to $' ; thickness r. Pl. CXXVIII.
Mi. v. 004. Fr. of carved wood; straight, carved in relief with same animals as in Mi. v. 003. Broken each end, but probably belonged to the side supporting such an arch. Colour nearly all gone, but manes show vermilion, and one neck shows red-brown traces. Parts of four heads. ry 'x
Mi. v. 005. Fr. of carved wood ; flat, shaped and ribbed to represent a flame. Traces of red paint. Back plain. From sq. end projects a short tenon. Stuck to back, by mud, a small piece of loose-made cotton (i') cloth. 3â"x I4°XA".
Mi. v. oo6. Half of wooden lotus block, painted red. See Mi. v. oo to. 6" sq.; total thickness 2 ".
Mi. v. ooh. Piece of wooden framing; straight bar, oblong in section, with rabbet along one edge and two projecting tenons. In back is mortice at each end, where breakage has occurred. Apparently painted twice : (1) with blue strip between red borders, and (2) with a strip of gold between indigo borders. Second coat, which has mostly come off, has preserved under-coat. Slightly charred. 161" x 2 " (with rabbet 24") x i r.
Mi. v. oo8. Painted wooden plank ; one end chamfered. In centre two slanting dowels. Covered, over dark red ground, with lattice-work of silver lines. The lozenges so formed are filled with stars made up of four silver lozenges rather irregularly placed. Triangles where design meets edges show either one or three lozenges. Touch of green and blue at chamfered end. 2' 5" x 3$" x r.
Mi. v. oog. Head of carved wooden elephant, from relief fig. Tusks, trunk, and R. ear missing. Below ear with attempt at foreshortened front view is L. forefoot, very short, and supported on small base. Through forehead dowel hole. Ear treated like fan in five folds. Vigorous but clumsy work, much decayed. 5*" (with foot) X 3i" X 2$".
Mi. v. ooio. Sq. block of wood ; the top half cut down and lathe-turned into form of shallow cup with central round boss standing up to height of rim, i.e. a rough
representation of lotus-flower on sq. base. Red paint over flower cup and part of base leaving plain border as if it had been set in a frame ; centre of boss sunken and blackened. Dowel hole in middle of back. Prob. for wall decoration ; cf. Mi. v. oo6 ; vii. 0015. 6r" sq.; total thickness 3r, of which 1*" is that of sq. base.
Mi. vii. i. Strip of painted and insoribed wood, from base of panel with painted figs. (?). Under-surface flat, with remains of gum ; front rises at right angles to h. of s', then slopes back at angle of 35° ; upper edge broken. L. end chamfered behind, to allow of fitting to return piece ; R. end cut off straight and painted light red and green.
Sloping front painted with design of looped-up band, forming series of five semicircular spaces, in each of which hangs half-blown lotus on straight stem. Band outlining spaces seen at L. end to be looped along top to similar curving band. Colouring dark grey and light green, orange, pink, and buff.
Along perpendicular surface at bottom runs one 1. Kuchean inscr., divided into five phrases by double black lines, and giving apparently names of divinities painted above the pendent lotuses. See below, Hoernle, Appendix F. Inscr. black on white ground, between red borders. Good condition.
Mi. vii. 001-2. Stucco relief frs. Top-knots of headdress, type b of *Mi. xi. oo. Black paint on white ground. 001 has second upward twist of hair above, and wooden core perfectly preserved. oor, H. 3r ; 002, 2 ".
Mi. vii. 003. Stucco relief fr. of face resembling Mi. i. oo1. Only month and nose left ; bad state. Lips red, face white ; no moustache. Soft clay mixed with much fibre. Mouth to top of nose 2°.
Mi. vii. 004. Stucco relief fr., great toe. Nail cut short ; groove across above nail. Traces of dark red paint. Length 1$".
Mi. vii. 005-6. Stucco relief frs. Top-knots of head-dress, type b of *Mi. xi. oo. Top painted red, horizontal twist black. Protruding wooden core. 005, H. 2" ; oo6, a°.
Mi. vii. 007. Stucco relief fr. Rosette, six-petalled, perhaps from head-dress ; cf. those of type *Mi. xi. oo. Petals copper-green, veined, with sepals showing between; centre, a relief circle surrounded by beads, vermilion. One petal lost. Colour well preserved. Diam. 2°.
Mi. vii. oo8. Stucco relief fr. Side-rosette of headdress, type a, *Mi. xi. oo. Shape of petals like Mi. vii. 007. Border of hollow centre beaded and vermilion. Petals show traces of green and purple. Diam. 2h".
Mi. vii. oog. Stucco relief fr. Finial of vesica ; rosette with six petals (copper-green) and vermilion bossed centre, within a double ring border. Outer border of vermilion flames curling to R. Attached behind to stucco upright,