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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.
Charlotte C. Weber , Ocala, FL and New York, NY (until 2000; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Ancient China," 2005.

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