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Title

Sarcophagus of Prince Yuan Mi

Artist

Artist Unknown (China)

Date

524

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G208
Sarcophagus of Prince Yuan Mi, Artist Unknown (China)
Sarcophagus of Prince Yuan Mi: Gallery Label - Current
Sarcophagus:
: A Stone Sarcophagus of the Wei Dynasty
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Medium: Sculpture | Black limestone
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Northern Wei dynasty, 6th century
Physical Description: Sarcophagus, with accompanying memorial tablet and cover, made for the Chinese General, Prince Cheng Ching, 524 A.D. The six bas-reliefs comprising this group include the two ends and two sides of the sarcophagus, the tablet, and its cover. The sides are
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 46.23.1a-d
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009