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Bactrian camel (tomb figure)
  • China
  • Bactrian camel (tomb figure), 800s, Tang dynasty (618 CE–907 CE)
  • Where object was made: China
  • terracotta, polychromy
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 37.5 x 19 x 31.8 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 14 3/4 x 7 1/2 x 12 1/2 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 1950.0092
Label Text

Terracotta standing camel with raised head drawn back toward the saddle pack holding mats. Saddle is painted. Traces of polychrome.