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Painted Box or Casket with Cover 彩绘陶奁盖

Painted Box or Casket with Cover
彩绘陶奁盖
Pottery Designs from the Western Han Dynasty 西汉 206 BC - 8 AD

The box shown above and below was used by a woman to keep and organize her make-up, small jewelry items, or perhaps hair decorations. It was made during the Western Han Dynasty.







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Last update: September 2013
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