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Head of a Makara
Northern Qi dynasty 550 CE-577 CE

Medium
limestone
Measurements
38.0 × 64.2 × 30.3 cm
Place/s of Execution
China
Accession Number
573-D4
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1947
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Gordon Darling Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Dragon head, horned, open mouth, spiralling eyebrows and mane. Architectural ornament.