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Standing male figure with bushy beard wearing a robe and black boots, decorated with red and black pigment.<br />
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Sogdian groom, from a set of funerary sculptures
7th century
Museum Purchase
1950/2.13
Ceramic figure of a horse standing on a thin ceramic base, which a high-arched neck and a vertical head; large saddle with tassels; traces of orange-ochre, pink red and white pigments
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Caparisoned horse
534 – 550
Gift of Dr. D.K. Lieu
1950/2.12
This red earthenware dog sculpture stands at attention with a stocky body on four muscular legs, paws carved to differentiate toes, tail curled up at the hind quarters, its head atop a thick neck, smiling mouth with deep set large eyes and pointed ears, a harness strapped around its powerful chest. Traces of red, black, and white mineral pigment.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Dog
25 – 220
Gift of Domino's Pizza, Inc.
1993/1.96
greyware jar with lid, pained with polychrome mystic cloud design, flared neck, globular body, tall foot
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Large covered hu (wine storage jar) with molded taotie masks and painted designs of stylized clouds and Mount Penglai
01/01/9901 BCE
Gift of Domino's Pizza, Inc.
1993/1.77.1-2

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Seated figure of a woman with bowls (originally part of the furnishings of a tomb)
late 380s - early 530s
Gift of Dr. D.K. Lieu
1950/2.11
A square appliqué cloth with two narrative registers separated by two rows of squares, each bisected with solid and factory printed plaid cloth; the top and bottom border are a similar checked motif. Red, black and white predominate. The top narrative panel has a stylized leopard and six human figures in festive dress, playing musical instruments. Lower panel shows four figures in festive dress, and an ox feeding from a bucket. All the images and figures are appliquéd.
Okon Akpan Abuje
Funerary Shrine Cloth
1955 – 1965
Gift of Lewis and Margaret Zerby
1987/1.251
This large storage jar with wide globular shoulders tapers to a narrow base and narrow neck with rim articulation. Four strap lug handles connect the rim to the shoulder. The upper two thirds is covered in a celadon glaze.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Jar
220 – 589
Gift of Domino's Pizza, Inc.
1993/1.98
A large stoneware jar with a slightly tapered body, wide shoulders and a wide flaring mouth.  There are smaller jars stacked on top, getting progressively smaller, topped with a hipped roof mimicking contemporary architectural features and additional architectural features such as towers around the mouth and a plethora of assorted figures, birds, and cosmological animals applied around the top half of the vessel.  It is covered in a grey-green celadon glaze. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Funerary Jar
265 – 317
Museum purchase made possible by a gift from William and Martha Steen
2000/1.39
Ceramic head on a hollow cylinder with a fluted base. The figure&#39;s eyes and mouth are thin, while the nose is angular. The top of the head is covered in small protruding points.&nbsp;
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Commemorative Head
1850 – 1950
Gift of Michael and Phyllis Courlander
2016/1.256
On this terracotta head with a flat, circular shape the chin is small, as are the eyes, nose, and mouth. The eyes are framed by semi-circular brows. There are four sets of facial markings, one beside each eye and two in the center of the forehead. The hairstyle consists of semi-circular projections around the edge of the head, ending with a conical projection above each ear. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Commemorative Head
1890 – 1920
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
2000/2.105
This terracotta sculpture of a head is round with a small chin, a closed mouth, and a broad nose. The eyes, closed, are oval-shaped below a high, sloping forehead. The semi-circular ears are asymmetrical. At the top of the head, there is a raised circle decorated with small dots. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Commemorative Head
20th century
Gift of Dr. Daniel and Sandra Mato
2003/2.50
An earthenware figure of an anthropomorphic form consisting of a lion-like body with strong hoofed feet, wings, and a human face with central flame-like horns and large, furry and pointed ears. It is seated on a rock-like base, and except for the head it is covered in amber, green, and cream runny glazes. One of a pair with 2004/2.132.1.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Tomb Guardian
675 – 750
Gift of Jiu-Hwa Lo Upshur in memory of Mrs. Wei-Djen D. Lo
2004/2.132.2
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