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Rubbing from the Wu Family Shrines, Section of Rear Group
  • China
  • Rubbing from the Wu Family Shrines, Section of Rear Group, Han dynasty (206 BCE–220 CE)
  • Where object was made: China
  • ink on paper, rubbing
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 101.5 x 135 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 39 15/16 x 53 1/8 in
  • Gift of Mr. Laurence Sickman
  • Not on display
  • 1981.0007.15
Description
Literature

This section is essentially divided into two parts, all of which includes a lot of mythical imagery. The lower section is very large and organized symmetrically with a large figure in the center and figures and horses parading along the bottom. This is identified as 131 by Chavannes.