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Belt Hook in the Shape of a Horned Dragon

3rd–1st century B.C.
North China
Gilded bronze and glass
W. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm); L. 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene V. Thaw, 2002
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Victor Thaw , New York (until 2002; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Ancient China," 2005.

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