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Ancient Chinese Brick


James Blake Wiener
published on 08 November 2017
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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)

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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 formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, November 08). Ancient Chinese Brick. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Wiener, James B. "Ancient Chinese Brick." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 08, 2017.

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Wiener, James B. "Ancient Chinese Brick." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 08 Nov 2017. Web. 05 Mar 2021.

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