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Large terracotta horse with removable head and...

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Large terracotta horse with removable head and tail, shown walking. The round body on sturdy legs expresses the animal's strength. The head is very expressive, with its bulging eyes under thick eyelids, open nostrils and geometrically-shaped jaws. Restoration. China, Late Han dynasty, 1st-3rd century A.D. L: 98 cm H: 111 cm Archeolabs laboratory thermoluminescence test confirms dating.