Standing Tomb Attendant

Unidentified Northern Wei Dynasty maker, Chinese, 386 - 581

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Northern Wei Dynasty, 386-534

Terracotta with pigment

Overall: 4 5/16 in. (11 cm)

Overall: 1 1/8 × 3 1/2 × 14 5/8 in. (2.9 × 8.9 × 37.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. Patrick C. Hill

S.981.125.1

Geography/Culture

Asia, East Asia, China

Period

1-500

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Asia

Not on view

Inscription

Not signed.

Exhibition History

The Nature of Empire, Barrows Print Room, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 10-August 19, 1984.

Death and Dying: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 55, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 11-March 26, 1995.

Provenance

Collected by Genevieve Carpenter Hill (1902-1984), Charlotte, Vermont between 1921-1981; given to present collection, 1981.

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