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Tomb tile
Western Han dynasty 206 BCE-24 CE

Medium
earthenware
Measurements
46.5 × 38.2 × 6.8 cm
Place/s of Execution
Henan province, north China, China
Accession Number
3671-D3
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of H. W. Kent, 1938
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Gordon Darling Foundation
Gallery location
Asian Art Gallery - Tombs and Burial Wares
Level 1, NGV International
Description
Rectangular block; the top impressed with side and central horizontal bands of diamond grid, the upper section with three pairs of birds separating two bands of stylized trees, the lower section with diamond motifs at top, a hunter and feline above a stylized tree band and monster-mask with ring with central diamond motif.