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Title:Tile fragment from the Temple of Heaven
Date Made:17th century
Type:Architectural Element
Materials:Ceramic; earthenware
Place Made:Asia; China; Peking (Beijing)
Accession Number:  MH SK E.15.W.5.1
Credit Line:Joseph Allen Skinner Museum, Mount Holyoke College
Museum Collection:  The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College

A round, sun baked tile from the roof of the Temple of Heaven, Pekin, China. Lacquered in solid blue and showing a raised five toed dragon.
Diam.: 5"

pottery; architecture

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