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Haniwa Figure




6th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G205
Haniwa Figure, Unknown
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Earthenware
Size: 22 3/8 x 9 3/4 x 8 1/2 in. (56.83 x 24.77 x 21.59 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Japanese, Asia, Japan
Style: 6th century, Kofun
Physical Description: standing female figure with proper left arm bent, hand at side; flat mask like face, adorned by earrings and necklace; ridged dress extends to floor covering legs and feet
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Christina N. and Swan J. Turnblad Memorial Fund
Accession Number: 97.38
Artist: Unknown
Role: Artist
Added to Site: February 28, 2009