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Haniwa Figure of a Warrior

Period:
Kofun period (ca. 300–710)
Date:
6th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Earthenware with painted, incised, and applied decoration
Dimensions:
H. 22 7/8 in. (58.1 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller III, 1958
Accession Number:
1978.412.1706
Not on view
#8810. Haniwa figure of a warrior
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