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Asian Art

Tomb Guardian Creature (Zhenmushou)

4th–3rd century B.C.E.

Lacquered wood

17 5/16 × 13 × 11 1/4 in. (44 × 33 × 28.5 cm)
Gift of Audrey Lam Buchner, B.A. 1994
2002.144.1a-b
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770–221 B.C.E.), Warring States period (47
Classification: 
Sculpture
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