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Chinese Terra Cotta male Figure
A tall slender terracotta figure in a style that suggests the Han Dynasty, ( 202 BCE-220CE).
The figure was possible a part of a large assembly of similar figures that were intended as warriors and attendants that serve the Han Emperor in the after life.They apparently had wooden arms that were moveable and the hands held various weapons as well as various valuables that would provide comfort to the emperor. They were said to have had cloth garments which did not survive the ages.
23 1/2" tall with a lucite stand