Jan 2, 2007

The Hunt

The Hunt

300–100 BC

Painted clamshell

Overall: 7.5 x 9 cm (2 15/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Gift of Homer H. Tielke, Jr., in honor of the fortieth wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Homer H. Tielke, Sr. 1957.141

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Did you know?

A four-horse chariot and a two-horse chariot are both depicted in this hunting scene.

Description

The inside of this shell preserves the earliest, extant figure paintings in Chinese history.

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