Tomb Brick

Han Dynasty, Chinese, 206 BCE - 220 CE, Luoyang Province

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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 College: Gift of Dorothy Marion Levitt Beskind and D. Herbert Beskind, Class of 1936

C.957.156

Geography/Culture

Asia, East Asia, China

Object Name

Funerary Object

Classification

Asia

Not on view

Inscription

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?

Provenance

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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