China, Eastern Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220) / Fowling Tower / 25-220China, Eastern Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220)
Fowling Tower

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Creator Nationality: Asian; Far East Asian; Chinese
Creator Dates/Places: China, Eastern Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220)
Creator Active Place: China, Eastern Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220)
Creator Name-CRT: China, Eastern Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220)
Title: Fowling Tower
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 25
Creation End Date: 220
Creation Date: 25-220
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Ceramic
Materials and Techniques: earthenware with lead glaze
Dimensions: Overall: 54.3cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1989.71
Credit Line: The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund
Context: This burial model was inspired by a post-and-beam structure surrounded by a pond or moat. Groups of figures on the second story are engaged in two different activities: Four archers at the corners take aim at their flying prey, while a central dancer performs to the tune of four surrounding musicians.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1989.71
AMICA Library Year: 1999
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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