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埴輪鹿頭
Haniwa Head of Deer

Period:
Kofun period (ca. 300–710)
Date:
5th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Earthenware
Dimensions:
H. 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm); W. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm); L. 10 1/4 in. (26 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:
1975.268.417
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed (on paper on outside of lid): Shikahaniwa, excavated at Taiken Shrine, Kamisakai, Sakae-mura, Niihari-gun, Ibaragi Prefecture

茨城县新怡郡榮村鹿埴輪子上境体見神社出土
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