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Wei Zi Tile End 卫字瓦当

Wei Zi Tile End (means the guard)
Pottery Designs from the Western Han Dynasty 西汉 206 BC - 8 AD

Office Building Construction Tile

This tile end would have been on the administration building for the city or palace guard and dates to the Western Han dynasty.

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Last update: September 2013
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