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東漢 鉛綠釉陶明器建築模型(一組)
Pigsty

Period:
Eastern Han dynasty (25–220)
Date:
1st–early 3rd century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Earthenware with green lead glaze
Dimensions:
H. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm); D. 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm)
Classification:
Tomb Pottery
Credit Line:
Charlotte C. and John C. Weber Collection, Gift of Charlotte C. and John C. Weber, 1994
Accession Number:
1994.605.24
Not on view
Pottery models of houses and farm structures were commonly included in Eastern Han burials to provide for the afterlife.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Wei, Jin, Southern and Northern Dynasties," 2005.

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