University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: CG98-1-131A
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: China
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Iconography:Mythological Animals
human figures?
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1998


Rubbing on white paper. The figures are in registers which are a composite from the stone carvings of the Wu family shrine. Scenes divided into two levels. Upper level with figures moving towards the left, lower level moves to right. Top level, left to right: large wheel, 3 winged horses, 2 horses with winged human riders, 3 bird-like creatures, chariot with 3 winged figures and bird head. Bottom level: 3 winged dragon-like creatures, 4 with riders with banners, two winged bird-serpent creatures and man standing in bird-headed boat holding banner. Wave pattern at top. "Not in the University Museum collection" written in pencil in lower corner.

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