Right Back Slab (MFA) of a Sogdian Mortuary Couch

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

China, Henan province, probably Ce xian

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Back of a funerary couch.
China, Henan province, probably Ce xian;
Period of Division, Northern Qi dynasty, 550-577;
Gray marble with traces of pigment;
63.8 x 116 x 10 cm (25 1/8 x 45 11/16 x 3 15/16 in.);
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Accession Number: 12.588.

A detail of a Sogdian horseman from the centre of this slab
The entry for this slab at the Boston MFA
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