|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Date Made:||Early 20th Century?|
|Credit Line:||Museum Purchase, 1929|
|Other Number:||CG98-1-135H - Found in Collection Number|
The snake from a set of twelve rubbings of the stone reliefs showing the East Asian zodiac animals at the tomb of Kim Yusin, Gyeongju, Korea. The rubbings are accompanied by a hand-written note which reads: "No. 11. Rubbings of reliefs from a King's Tomb near Keishū [i.e. Gyeongju 慶州]. Purchased from the museum at Keishū for 6 yen. (not the King's Tomb near Bukkokuji [i.e. Bulguksa 佛國寺] but a similar one north.)" Two pieces of paper joined together near bottom. Standing figure with snake head holding sword in right hand and left hand is empty.
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