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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Chinese
Title:Court official tomb figurine (yong)
Date Made:8th century (Tang Dynasty, 618-906)
Type:Sculpture
Materials:Ceramic; earthenware with amber, cream, and green glazes and unfired pigments (sancai ware)
Place Made:Asia; China
Measurements:Overall: 41 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in x 8 1/4 in; 105.4 cm x 26.7 cm x 21 cm
Accession Number:  MH 2012.40.6
Credit Line:Gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Standing figure of a male court official with long garment, hands folded with wide sleeves, openwortk plinth. Figures wears a cap adorned by a bird in flight and shoes or slippers with rounded / "normal" toes. A tomb figurine (yong).

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; pottery; funeral rites and ceremonies

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