Unidentified panel from one of the Wu Family Shrines ( Wu Liang Tzu)

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



Rubbing wax on paper

Overall: 27 15/16 × 24 5/8 in. (71 × 62.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. George Pettengill Jr., in memory of her sons, George Tilford Pettengill, III (1909-1944), Class of 1932 and William Van Horne Pettengill (1914-1952), Class of 1937



Place Made: China, East Asia, Asia



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view

Course History

HUM 3.02, Two Empires under the Sun, Roberta Stewart and Gil Raz, Spring 2019


Collected by Leila Price Pettengill (1887-1977), Washington, D.C., in China, before 1930; given to present collection, 1967.

Catalogue Raisonne

Wu Hung, The Wu Liang Shrine, Stanford University Press, 1989, fig. 9, Recess, West Wall (Left 5 - 124).

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