Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Armor Fragments of Scales from a Cuirass

Date:
possibly 8th century
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
Iron
Dimensions:
largest fragment: L. 8 1/4 in. (21.0 cm); W. 5 1/4 in. (13.4 cm); smallest fragment: L. 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm); W. 1 1/8 in. (2.8 cm)
Classification:
Armor Parts
Credit Line:
Gift of Bashford Dean, by exchange, 1906
Accession Number:
06.310.2a–l
Not on view
From burial mounds at Kobayashi, Minami-Katsuragigori, Yamato province. Received in exchange from the Imperial Museum, Tokyo, 1907.
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