Asian Art

Haniwa Male Head

6th–7th century CE

Earthenware

8 x 6 x 5 1/2 in. (20.3 x 15.3 x 14 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen, Mr. and Mrs. Laurens Hammond, and Mr. and Mrs. Knight Woolley, B.A. 1917
1967.64.2
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Kofun period (ca. 300–ca. 710 c.e.)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 201, no. 404, ill.

Sadako Ohki, “Japanese Art at Yale,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007).

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