|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Period:||Eastern Wei Dynasty (uncertain)|
|Date Made:||c. 548 CE|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Ton Ying, 1941|
Rectangular limestone block. Obverse: Four seated human figures: the figure at the left has the head covered with an elephant head mask; the next, an animal head mask (the lower part not shown) is pushed up over the forehead; the head of the third figure is concealed by an animal head mask; the fourth holds a curved animal over his head, a figure with an animal head and a fish body. Reverse: two lions guarding the lotus which is suported by two small seated human figures. Each end: two seated human figures.
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