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Hollow Brick (probably Lintel) from Tomb Chamber

A work made of gray earthenware with impressed and carved decoration.
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  • A work made of gray earthenware with impressed and carved decoration.

Date:

Western Han dynasty (206 B.C.–A.D. 9), 1st century B.C.

Artist:

China

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 133

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Hollow Brick (probably Lintel) from Tomb Chamber

Place

China (Artist's nationality:)

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206 BCE–9 CE

Medium

Gray earthenware with impressed and carved decoration

Dimensions

121.9 × 20.3 × 20.3 cm (8 × 8 × 48 in.)

Credit Line

Lucy Maud Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1935.359

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