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- Accession Number
- Figure of a Double-Headed Mythical Animal
- Artist Unknown, China
- Artist Nationality
- Medium and Support
- Object Creation Date
- 206 BCE - 220 CE
- Credit Line
- Gift of Jiu-Hwa Lo Upshur
- China, Han Period (206 BCE-220 CE)
- 20 cm x 14.7 cm x 32 cm (7 7/8 in. x 5 13/16 in. x 12 5/8 in.)
- Physical Description
- Red pottery figure of a double headed mythical animal. One end has the head of a ram with beard, clearly marked nostrils and open eyes, and curling horns over the ears. A short pillar stands behind and over the head of the ram, with an aperture. There is a seated human figure wearing a folded robe and a hat behind the body of a lion like beast with flaring nostrils, round open eyes and prominent brows, its mouth is wide open. There are also marks for whiskers and perhaps a beard.
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