Stucco figure in the shape of the head and neck of a camel. The figure is very naturalistic, with the mouth open and the upper lip drawn back from the teeth. A wooden guide-peg can be seen protruding from the nostrils. The figure was modelled on a core consisting of bundles of reed bound with strings. Traces of red paint were used to cover the curly fur on the underside of the neck

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Thing

Made Of
reed, stucco, wood
Type of Thing
畫像, Chinese, figure
Exhibition History
2016, 5 year loan PROMISED
Subject
mammal
Techniques
mould-made, modelled, painted, applied

People

Found, Excavated, Collected By
Stein, Marc Aurel

Place

Found In
Ming-oi

Time

Acquired In
1917
Made
6thC-7thC

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