University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: C201
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Eastern Han Dynasty
Date Made: Eastern Han Dynasty
Early Date: 25
Late Date: 220
Section:Asian
Materials:Clay
Technique:Mold Made
Fired
Iconography:Woman
Credit Line:The Chinese Expedition, Charles W. Bishop, 1916

Description

Mortuary figurine of a woman kneeling. Slate gray clay. Probably a kitchen maid. Rolling out bread on a board? 2 part mold, front and back. Good piece, rare specimen.


Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 104 Bottom row, rightView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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