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Painted Shooting Huren Hunter on Horseback
 

Tang Dynasty

Height: 33cm   Length: 27cm

Excavated from the Tomb of Princess Yongtai, Qianxian County, Xianyang City

The painted pottery figure in Western style garments is riding a horse with finely trimmed mane in three locks. Game hunting used to be an important theme in the poems, paintings, sculptures and decorations of the Tang Dynasty.