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埴輪祈祷師像
Haniwa (Hollow Clay Sculpture) of a Shaman

Period:
Kofun period (ca. 300–710)
Date:
5th–early 6th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Earthenware with painted, incised, and applied decoration (Kanto region)
Dimensions:
H. 15 7/8 in. (40.3 cm); W. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm); D. 4 in. (10.2 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Harry G. C. Packard Collection of Asian Art, Gift of Harry G. C. Packard, and Purchase, Fletcher, Rogers, Harris Brisbane Dick, and Louis V. Bell Funds, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, and The Annenberg Fund Inc. Gift, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.268.413
Not on view
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