Sec. iv] DESERT SITES NORTH OF TUMSHUK AND MARAL-BASHI 1315
green, early mediaeval ; oo6 shows rolled over rim ; oo I I and 0012 frs. of applied orn. bands and leaf(?). Gr. M. Ir.
Chong-tim. 0021. a-c. Three frs. of sulphur. Gr. M.
Chong-tim. 0022. a-e. Misc. bronze frs., corroded : (a-b) two plain rings. Diam. " ; (c) wire bent into ring. Diam. â" ; (d) broken pendant (?), crescent with suspension ring from centre. Gr. M. "; (e) straight tapering bar ending in ball and ring. Small tang below. Length
Chong-tim. 0023. Fr. of rock-crystal, irregular hexagon, pointed both ends. •" x s".
Chong.tim. 0024. Fr. of bronze slag. Gr. M. x".
Chong-tim. 0025. a-b. Two irregular frs. of bronze plate. Gr. M. j".
Chong•tim. 0026. Spinning-whorl of grey clay ; hemispherical, plain. Diam. â", H. r.
Chong-tim. 0027. Turned wooden reel (?) ; has central flange, besides flanges at ends, and short pin (of same piece of wood) projecting from one end. Traces of red lacquer (?) and white slip. Edges chipped. Length x i", diam. x g" ; length of pin ", diam. 4".
Chong-tim. 0028-9. Two frs. of bronze orns. 0028. Pair of hollow bosses, joined side to side. Projecting pin on inside of one. Part of brooch (?). I" x. ". 0029. Semicircular disc with bevelled edges on outside. Inside, slightly hollowed, with remains of two projecting pins.
Chong-tim. 0030 (S. of). Pendant of black paste, cylindrical, with a smaller cylinder, pierced, applied to one side for suspension. The main cylinder is pierced from one end, by narrowing hole, to ?u" from other end, and orn. with inlaid decoration. Round centre, festooned line of yellow paste, on each side of which is straight white line, followed by festooned line of red. Beyond, at each end, six straight lines of white. The small cylinder has three waved white lines. xi" x A" X i". Pl. Iv.
Chong-tim. 003x. a-b. Two frs. of sulphur. (a) Gr. M. $'; (b) Gr. M. i".
Chong-tim. 0084-6 (S. of). Three frs. of glass. 0034, end of rod of translucent greyish glass, swelling out at one end to hold small applied bulb. Other end broken. Length r, diam. •'. 0035., fr. of translucent bubbly' green glass. Gr. M. 1$'. • 0036, half bead of translucent yellow glass, spheroid. Diam..i ', H. h".
Chong-tim. 0037. Shell bead, roughly disc-shaped but thicker at one edge. Faces hollowed and pierced. One edge chipped. %" X " X Tisza.
Chong-tim. 0038 (S. of). Fr. of bronze buckle. Sq. plate with two flat teeth projecting from one side and bent over into hook. Two corners of plate and one tooth broken off. Iron rivet through plate for attachment to strap. Plate r sq. Length with hook
Chong•tim. 0039. Bronze disc, much corroded, possibly coin. Diam. i", thickness
Chong-tim. 0040. Bronze tube, ending in hollow bulb, other end and one side of tube and bulb broken away. On intact side of tube a curved hook (broken) projects towards bulb. Length of tube I~", diam. A". Length of bulb â", diam. i". Pl. VII.
Chong-tim. 0041-4 (S. of). Misc. frs. of bronze orns. 0041, 0042. Pair of oblong rings. Outer edges rudely bevelled. 0041, " x i". 0042, r x i". 0043. Part of heart-shaped"(?) ring, with remains of ring and pin at top. Diam. r, thickness g" x i". 0044. Open-work orn. Two figs. of eight, one on each side of middle bar, and attached to it by additional bars. Prob. degenerate form of twin-bird design. Cf. Khot. 04. c. 4" X k-".
Chong-tim. 0045 (S. of). Colouring root. Stump covered with mauve bark. Found on ' Tati ' S. of Chong-tim. Length i", diam. i".
Chong•tim. 0046. Oil from jar found by ` treasure-seekers' about 12. V. 1908.
Chong-tim. 0047. a-g. Eight paste beads ; (a) half
, spheroid, green and buff ; (b) half disc, red, yellow, green, and white ; (c) cylinder, green ; (d-e) discs, blue ; (f) disc, grass-green ; (g) triangular, green and yellow millefrori with centre spot yellow and red. Gr. M. ".
Chong•tim. 0048. Kernel of nut (?). Diam.
Chong-tim. 0032-3. Two bronze rivet-plates, Chong•tim. 0049. a-b. Fabric frs. ; (a) piece of
fragmentary, slit for passage of strap ; prob. parts of checked cotton fabric ; check printed in dark and light blue,
buckles. See Kelpin. 00x2. 0032, oblong, with pin at colour much lost ; sewn to fr. of plain buff. Much torn.
each corner behind, oblong slit parallel to one edge. C. I I" sq. ; (b) band of faded brown cotton fabric, several
I" x 14"; 0033, semicircular, with three pins behind, and layers thick, patched with unfaded piece of same.
oblong slit parallel to straight side. s ' X â". r' 3" x 3".
OBJECTS FOUND BELOW RUINED FORT AT SOUTH-EAST END OF HILL SPUR WEST OF TUMSHUK
Tumshuk. 0015. Fabric frs. comprising : fr. of fine Khakan-shahri. ooi. Fr. of pottery, hand-made,
golden saffron-yellow . felt, 3" X I i", and fr. of dark red admirably potted, of bright brick-red burning clay, well
woollen (?) fabric, plain regular weave, 4r x I". From levigated, kiln-fired, very hard. Outer surface smooth and
south-west foot of Tumshuk fort. well burnished. Gr. M. I$".