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東漢 鉛綠釉陶明器建築模型(一組)
Watchtower with Four Archers

Period:
Eastern Han dynasty (25–220)
Date:
ca. 1st–early 3rd century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Earthenware with green lead glaze
Dimensions:
H. 31 11/16 in. (80.5 cm); W. 16 1/4 in. (41.3 cm)
Classification:
Tomb Pottery
Credit Line:
Gift of Charlotte C. Weber, 2000
Accession Number:
2000.662.4a–c
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.
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