Left Back Slab (MFA) of a Sogdian Mortuary Couch

Bas Relief, Northern Qi dynasty, A.D. 550-577

China, Henan province, probably Ce xian

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A larger image of the Left Back Slab of a Sogdian Mortuary Couch, 6th Century. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 12.589.
Back of a funerary couch.
China, Henan province, probably Ce xian;
Period of Division, Northern Qi dynasty, 550-577;
Gray marble with traces of pigment;
64 x 115.8 x 10 cm (25 3/16 x 45 9/16 x 3 15/16 in.);
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Accession Number: 12.589.

Detail of a Banquet on the top left of this slab
Detail of a Ruler & Escort in the centre of this slab
A detail of a Sogdian horseman from the lower centre of this slab
The entry for this slab at the Boston MFA

Back to the Sogdian Mortuary Couch. Bas Relief, Chinese, Northern Qi dynasty, A.D. 550-577.








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