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White-glazed tombguardian

15th year of Kaihuang's reign ofthe Sui DynastyA.D.595

Unearthed at Anyang,Henan

Height: 49cm

 

Tomb guardian is a divine animal inChinese myth. It is often laid in the tomb and guards the spirit ofthe dead.