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Tile End with Stylized Taotie Mask 变形饕餮纹瓦当

Tile End with Stylized Taotie Mask
变形饕餮纹瓦当
Pottery Designs from the State of Yan in the Warring States Period 战国燕

Although the museum lists this as a Taotie design, it looks like a double dragon design to me. The tile end dates to the Warring States period and was found in the area of the Yan State, in what is now modern Beijing and Hebei province.







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