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Painted Sitting Female Figure with Horizontal Bun
 

Southern Dynasties

11.5 centimeters high

Unearthed from Ankang City, Shaanxi Province in 1982

The painted pottery figure portrays a sitting lady with horizontal bun. Her left arm is bent on her knee and the right hand is supported on the ground. She should be a servant of the official's family.

This figure wears a wide sleeved short coat and a long skirt, which is the more common form of dress for women at that time.