|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Credit Line:||Gift of Anneliese Gutkind-Bulling, 1985|
|Other Number:||26 - Other Number|
Man Loading Crossbow from Tomb 5 of Shiziwan, Leshan. A man loading a crossbow. This is a common depiction throughout Sichuan cliff tomb reliefs. There are similar depictions from other tombs such as those at Neijiang. There may be a connection between the popularity of this depiction and a story of rising to officialdom from the lowly rank of crossbowman recorded in the Hanshu. Black ink on rice paper. From Han tomb reliefs.
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