University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: A1822
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese (uncertain)
Provenience: Chinese Turkestan
Date Made: 9th Century
Early Date: 800
Late Date: 899
Section:Asian
Materials:Clay
Bamboo
Iconography:Human Head

Description

Small unbaked clay head pierced by bamboo stick with a second bamboo stick protruding from top. Remains of dark brown glaze. Small facial features. Large chunk out of headdress; decoration almost worn off. Similar to A1821.


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