Asian Art

Mythical Creature Tianlu

2nd–3rd century c.e.

White jade (nephrite) with brown markings

2 x 5/8 in. (5.1 x 1.6 cm)
Gift of Dr. Howard, B.S. 1943, and Mrs. Carolyn Balensweig
1973.162.13
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Eastern Han dynasty (25–220 c.e.)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Geography: 
China
Status: 
On view
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