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Haniwa Horse's Head

Period:
Kofun period (ca. 300–710)
Date:
6th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Earthenware
Dimensions:
H. 6 in. (15.2 cm); L. 12 in. (30.5 cm); W. 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. J. Townsend Russell, 1969
Accession Number:
69.249
Not on view
Mrs. Townsend Russell , New York (until 1969; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Flowing Streams: Scenes from Japanese Arts and Life," December 21, 2006–June 3, 2007.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Graceful Gestures: Two Decades of Collecting Japanese Art," 2007.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Drama of Eyes and Hands: Sharaku's Portraits of Kabuki Actors," September 20, 2007–March 24, 2008.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "No Ordinary Mortals: The Human Figure in Japanese Art," 2007–2008.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Ukiyo-e Artists' Responses to Romantic Legends of Two Brothers: Narihira and Yukihira," March 27, 2008–June 8, 2008.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Animals, Birds, Insects, and Marine Life in Japanese Art," June 26, 2008–November 30, 2008.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Poetry and Travel in Japanese Art," December 18, 2008–May 31, 2009.

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