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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Chinese
Title:Tile
Type:Architectural Element
Materials:Ceramic; earthenware
Place Made:Asia; China
Measurements:overall: 4 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in; 11.43 cm x 5.715 cm
Accession Number:  MH SK E.15.W.5.2
Credit Line:Joseph Allen Skinner Museum, Mount Holyoke College
Museum Collection:  The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College
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Description:
A piece of a round, sun baked tile from the Temple of Heaven, Pekin, China. Lacquered in solid green and showing a bit of the body of a dragon.

Tags:
pottery; architecture

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