Tomb Brick

Unidentified Han Dynasty maker, Chinese, 206 BCE - 220 CE


Han Dynasty, 202 BCE-220 CE

Incised earthenware

Overall: 20 7/8 × 62 1/4 × 6 in. (53 × 158.1 × 15.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Dorothy Marion Levitt Beskind and D. Herbert Beskind, Class of 1936



Place Made: Luoyang Province, China, East Asia, Asia

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Not on view


Not signed. Chinese characters painted on front center: tung (east), pei (north), shang (upper, above)

Exhibition History

Asian Art from the College Collection, Barrows Print Room and Strauss Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 5-31, 1973/4?


Dorothy Marion Levitt Beskind (1917-2014) and David Herbert Beskind (1915-2015), Class of 1936, New York, New York; given to present collection, 1957.

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