Tamara Talbot Rice
ANCIENT ARTS OF
CENTRAL ASIA

A battle on a bridge

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Illustration 67, p79 in Tamara Talbot Rice, Ancient Arts of Central Asia, 1965
67 Chinese tombstone decorated with a scene showing a battle on a bridge. This time the swift Central Asian ponies are shown instead of the imported thoroughbreds. Han period
67 Tomb relief: battle on a bridge showing native Chinese ponies. Rubbing from a tomb in North China. Han dynasty. After E. Charrunes. Mission archéologique dans le chine septentrionale, Paris, 1909






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