Relief with Tiger from a Funerary Stove Model

陶炉上的 虎紋

202 BCE–220 CE
Overall: 10.2 x 27.4 x 1.5 cm (4 x 10 13/16 x 9/16 in.)
Weight: 0.58kg
Location: not on view
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Han dynasty tombs were often furnished with grave goods to provide the deceased with items for the afterlife.


This pottery panel and 1925.137 were made in molds to be joined with other panels to build a miniature stove. The panels, however, are not complete and presumably do not belong together. This panel depicts a tiger protecting the west.
Relief with Tiger from a Funerary Stove Model

Relief with Tiger from a Funerary Stove Model

202 BCE–220 CE

China, from a tomb in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, Han dynasty (202 BCE–220 CE)

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