Guimet Slab of a Sogdian Mortuary Couch

Bas Relief, Northern Qi dynasty, A.D. 550-577

China, Henan province, probably Ce xian

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Side of a funerary couch, China, Henan province, probably Ce xian; Period of Division, Northern Qi dynasty, 550-577. Gray marble with traces of pigment; 65.3 x 105 cm. Musee des Arts Asiatiques-Guimet, Paris, France; EO2062.

A detail of Sogdian men from the lower left of the Guimet slab
A detail of musicians on the lower centre of the Guimet slab
A detail of the upper right of the Guimet slab
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