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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1929.2.7
Title
Fragment of a Circular, Eaves-End Roof Tile with a Recessed Medallion Featuring Stylized Lotus-Blossom Decor
Classification
Architectural Elements
Work Type
architectural element
Date
5th-6th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Korea
Period
Three Kingdoms period, Silla, 57 BCE-668 CE
Culture
Korean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/94261
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Light gray earthenware with mold-impressed decoration. Reportedly from Kyŏngju, North Kyŏngsang province.
Technique
Molded
Dimensions
H. 8 x W. 8.7 x D. 4.3 cm (3 1/8 x 3 7/16 x 1 11/16 in.)
Provenance
Langdon Warner (1881-1955), Cambridge, MA (by 1929), gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1929.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Langdon Warner
Accession Year
1929
Object Number
1929.2.7
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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