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Plaque with a Winged Horse

Plaque with a Winged Horse

These plaques were created by (or for) the Xianbei, a nomadic people living in the steppes region of what is now Mongolia and northern China, who would later control a large part of northern China as the Northe... more

Handle in the Form of a Dragon's Head

Handle in the Form of a Dragon's Head

The dragon in China is an auspicious emblem of nature’s creative forces. Visualized as a composite creature, this sleek example, with its elongated neck, flared nostrils, and gaping mouth, may have been inspire... more

Silver plate

Silver plate

The plate, originally part of a larger set of silver tableware, was clearly used over a prolonged period, since repeated polishing in antiquity has worn away the details of the rim decoration. On the underside ... more

Plaque with a Winged Horse

Plaque with a Winged Horse

These plaques were created by (or for) the Xianbei, a nomadic people living in the steppes region of what is now Mongolia and northern China, who would later control a large part of northern China as the Northe... more