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Tile End with a Tiger and a Swallow 奔虎戏燕纹瓦当

Tile End with a Tiger and a Swallow
奔虎戏燕纹瓦当
Pottery Designs from the State of Qin in the Warring States Period 战国秦

This tile showing a running tiger pursued by a playful swallow was found in the area of the Qin States in what is now central China. It dates to the Warring States period (375 - 221 BC).







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