Identification and Creation
Object Number
2003.218
Title
Pair of Standing, Helmeted, Armor-Clad, Bearded Guardian Warriors, One with Mouth Open, One with Mouth Closed, Each with Pointed Boots and a Hand Raised to Waist Level as if Grasping a Lance or Spear, and Standing on a Rocky Base from which Protrude the Head and Tail of a Snake
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
funerary sculpture
Date
7th cent. - early 8th cent.
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Tang dynasty, 618-907
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/4645
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Molded, gray earthenware with cold-painted pigments and gold leaf over white ground
Dimensions
greatest dimen.: 57.5 cm (22 5/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Anthony M. Solomon
Accession Year
2003
Object Number
2003.218
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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