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東漢 鉛綠釉陶明器建築模型(一組)
Central Watchtower

Period:
Eastern Han dynasty (25–220)
Date:
1st–early 3rd century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Earthenware with green lead glaze
Dimensions:
H. 41 in. (104.1 cm); W. 22 5/8 in. (57.5 cm); D. 11 3/4 in. (29.8 cm)
Classification:
Tomb Pottery
Credit Line:
Purchase, Dr. and Mrs. John C. Weber Gift, 1984
Accession Number:
1984.397a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207
Pottery models of houses and farm structures were commonly included in Eastern Han burials to provide for the afterlife.
[ Robert H. Ellsworth , New York, 1984; sold to MMA]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Ancient China," 2005.

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