Ancient Chinese Brick

Illustration

James Blake Wiener
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published on 08 November 2017

This is an ancient Chinese brick from a tomb doorway, which was created during the Han Dynasty (206 BCE-220 CE) and made from clay. This brick depicts dueling boars and tigers. (Victoria & Albert Museum, London)



About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and its Communications Director.

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