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By: Stephen Lang
The Penn Museum’s luohan is one of the most famous and important pieces in the museum’s collection. The fact that it is slightly larger than life size makes it a marvel of technology. Firing something so big is extremely hard to do without destroying the piece in the process. The modeled facial features also imply […]
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