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Grey Pottery Figure of a Breastfeeding Woman 灰陶哺婴桶

Grey Pottery Figure of a Breastfeeding Woman
灰陶哺婴桶
Pottery Designs from the Eastern Han Dynasty 东汉 25 - 220 AD

One of the delightful aspects of the development of funereal statuary is that they chose to depict familiar everyday objects, people, and occupations. They give us a view of life, however slight, that is hidden in earlier ages. This mother clearly shows the love and care that would be seen in any age or culture.







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