25 juin 2021

Stele with Buddha Sakyamuni and two bodhisattvas, Sui dynasty, 581 - 618 CE

 Stele with Buddha Sakyamuni and two bodhisattvas, Sui dynasty, 581 - 618 CE. Stone, height 190 cm, width 100 cm. Henan Museum, Zhengzhou, Henan Province. © The Israel Museum.   Detail: upper part of the stele. Stele with Buddha Sakyamuni and two bodhisattvas, Sui dynasty, 581 - 618 CE. Stone, height 190 cm, width 100 cm. Henan Museum, Zhengzhou, Henan Province. © The Israel Museum.  Detail: Buddha. Stele with Buddha Sakyamuni and two... [Lire la suite]
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25 juin 2021

Mythical animal, Eastern Han dynasty, 25 - 220 CE

  Mythical animal. Excavated in Luoyang, Henan Province. Eastern Han dynasty, 25 - 220 CE. Stone, height 122 cm, length 165 cm. National Museum of Chinese History, Beijing. © The Israel Museum. Detail: head. Mythical animal. Excavated in Luoyang, Henan Province. Eastern Han dynasty, 25 - 220 CE. Stone, height 122 cm, length 165 cm. National Museum of Chinese History, Beijing. © The Israel Museum. Detail: body. Mythical animal. Excavated in Luoyang,... [Lire la suite]
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25 juin 2021

Cavalryman, Western Han dynasty, 206 BCE - 24 CE

Cavalryman. Excavated from a tomb ar Yangjiawan, Xianyang, Shaanxi Province. Western Han dynasty, 206 BCE - 24 CE. Painted earthenware, height 54 x 68 cm. National Museum of Chinese History, Beijing. © The Israel Museum. Detail: horse. Cavalryman. Excavated from a tomb ar Yangjiawan, Xianyang, Shaanxi Province. Western Han dynasty, 206 BCE - 24 CE. Painted earthenware, height 54 x 68 cm. National Museum of Chinese History, Beijing. © The Israel Museum. Detail:... [Lire la suite]
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25 juin 2021

Foot soldiers, Western Han dynasty, 206 BCE - 24 CE

Foot soldiers. Excavated from a tomb at Yangjiawan, Xianyang, Shaanxi Province. Western Han dynasty, 206 BCE - 24 CE. Painted earthenware, height 48 x 50 cm, National Museum of Chinese History, Beijing. © The Israel Museum Detail: full figure. Foot soldiers. Excavated from a tomb at Yangjiawan, Xianyang, Shaanxi Province. Western Han dynasty, 206 BCE - 24 CE. Painted earthenware, height 48 x 50 cm, National Museum of Chinese History, Beijing. © The Israel Museum ... [Lire la suite]
25 juin 2021

Wine container, zun, in rhinoceros shape, Western Han dynasty, 206 BCE - 23 CE

  Wine container, zun, in rhinoceros shape. Found in Maoling, Xingping county, Shaanxi Province, in 1963. Western Han dynasty, 206 BCE - 23 CE. Bronze inlaid with gold and silver height 34.1 cm, length 58 cm. National Museum of Chinese History, Beijing. © The Israel Museum. Detail: head. Wine container, zun, in rhinoceros shape. Found in Maoling, Xingping county, Shaanxi Province, in 1963. Western Han dynasty, 206 BCE - 23 CE. Bronze inlaid with gold and... [Lire la suite]
25 juin 2021

Tiger-shaped token, fu, Qin dynasty, 221 - 206 BCE

 Tiger-shaped token, fu, used to authenticate an imperial military order. Possibly excavated on Lincheng, Shandong Province, Qin dynasty, 221 - 206 BCE. Bronze inlaid with gold characters, length 8.9 cm, National Museum of Chinese History, Beijing. © The Israel Museum Detail: head. Tiger-shaped token, fu, used to authenticate an imperial military order. Possibly excavated on Lincheng, Shandong Province, Qin dynasty, 221 - 206 BCE. Bronze inlaid with gold characters, length 8.9 cm, National Museum of Chinese History, Beijing.... [Lire la suite]
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25 juin 2021

General, Qin dynasty, 221 - 206 BCE

  General. Excavated from the Mausoleum of Qinshihuang, near Xi'an, in 1976, Qin dynasty, 221 - 206 BCE. Terra-cotta, height 192 cm, Museum of the Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses of Qinshihuang, Shaanxi Province. © The Israel Museum     Detail: head. General. Excavated from the Mausoleum of Qinshihuang, near Xi'an, in 1976, Qin dynasty, 221 - 206 BCE. Terra-cotta, height 192 cm, Museum of the Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses of Qinshihuang, Shaanxi Province. © The Israel Museum   Detail: fish-scale... [Lire la suite]
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25 juin 2021

Mythical animal, Chu State, Eastern Zhou, Spring and Autumn period, 770 - 476 BCE

Mythical animal. Excavated in Xujialing, Xichuan county, Henan Province, in 1990, Chu State, Eastern Zhou, Spring and Autumn period, 770 - 476 BCE. Bronze inlaid with malachite, height 48 cm, Institute of Archeology and Cultural Relics, Henan Province. © The Israel Museum Detail: head. Mythical animal. Excavated in Xujialing, Xichuan county, Henan Province, in 1990, Chu State, Eastern Zhou, Spring and Autumn period, 770 - 476 BCE. Bronze inlaid with malachite, height 48 cm, Institute of Archeology and Cultural Relics, Henan... [Lire la suite]
25 juin 2021

Rectangular vessel for offering wine, Late Shang period, ca. 1200 BCE

Rectangular vessel for offering wine. Excavated from the tomb of Fu Hao in Yin ruins, Anyang, Henan Province, in 1976, Late Shang period, ca. 1200 BCE. Bronze, height 67 cm, Institute of Archeology, CASS, Beijing. © The Israel Museum Detail: capped posts. Rectangular vessel for offering wine. Excavated from the tomb of Fu Hao in Yin ruins, Anyang, Henan Province, in 1976, Late Shang period, ca. 1200 BCE. Bronze, height 67 cm, Institute of Archeology, CASS, Beijing. © The Israel Museum Detail: close up view. Rectangular vessel... [Lire la suite]
25 juin 2021

Human-like head, Shang dynasty, ca. 16th - 11th BCE

Human-like head. Excavated in Sanxingdui, Guanghan county, Sichuan Province, in 1986, Shang dynasty, ca. 16th - 11th BCE. Bronze, height 39.3 cm, National Museum of Chinese History, Beijing. © The Israel Museum Detail: One of the eyes. Human-like head, Shang dynasty, ca. 16th - 11th BCE, National Museum of Chinese History, Beijing. © The Israel Museum In 1986, a sizable group of larger-than-life bronze figures and heads, some covered with gold, along with many jades and elephant tusks, were unearthed in sacrificial... [Lire la suite]
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