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Rubbing from the Wu family cemetery, you niao ru he (Good-omen Roof Slab)
  • China
  • Rubbing from the Wu family cemetery, you niao ru he (Good-omen Roof Slab), Han dynasty (206 BCE–220 CE)
  • Where object was made: China
  • ink, paper, rubbing
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 76 x 61 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 29 7/8 x 24 in
  • Gift of Dr. Laurence Sickman
  • Not on display
  • 1978.0155.11
Description

Rubbings on stone depicting three registers. Top register depicts human feet and a bird. Middle register depicts fish. Lower register depicts mythological beasts.