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  • Tales from History and Legends:...

    Slide Notes

    Details

    Tales from History and Legends: Lintel and pediment of a tomb

    late 1st century B.C.

    Dimensions

    Overall 73.3 x 240.7 cm (28 7/8 x 94 3/4 in.)

    Medium

    Earthenware hollow tiles of a tomb lintel and pediment; ink and color on a whitened ground

    Classification

    Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware

    Accession Number

    25.10

    Collections
    Asia
    On View
    Bernat Gallery (Han & Tang China) - 274 More Info

    Description

    Multimedia

  • Bodhisattva

    Slide Notes

    Details

    Bodhisattva Maitreya

    3rd century C.E.

    Dimensions

    Overall: 109.5 x 38.1 x 22.9 cm, 89.4 kg (43 1/8 x 15 x 9 in., 197.09 lb.) Mount (Vertical steel tube support with a welded steel plate): 98.4 x 10.2 x 7.6 cm (38 3/4 x 4 x 3 in.) Case (Reinforced wooden pedestal / side access opening 12" x 10"): 76.2 x 45.7 x 38.1 cm (30 x 18 x 15 in.)

    Medium

    Gray schist

    Classification

    Seals

    Accession Number

    37.99

    Collections
    Asia
    On View
    176 More Info

    Description

    Multimedia