2003.181.1(left) and 2003.181.2 (right)
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2003.181.1
Title
One of Two Standing, Armor-Clad Archers, Each Wearing Boots, a Scaled 'Liangdang' Breastplate, a Pointed, Vertically Fluted Helmet, and an Arrow-Filled Quiver, and Each with His Right Hand Positioned at His Chest, Left Hand at His Side
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
funerary sculpture
Date
first third 6th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Six Dynasties period, Northern Wei dynasty, 386-534
Culture
Chinese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Molded, brownish gray earthenware with cold-painted pigments
Dimensions
23.5 x 6.5 x 7 cm (9 1/4 x 2 9/16 x 2 3/4 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Anthony M. Solomon
Accession Year
2003
Object Number
2003.181.1
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Virginia Bower, From Court to Caravan: Chinese Tomb Sculptures from the Collection of Anthony M. Solomon, exh. cat., ed. Robert D. Mowry, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, Mass., 2002), pp. 85-86, cat. no. 12

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