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Lateral stretcher from the base of a funerary couch with Sogdian musicians and a dancer

Period of Division, Northern Qi dynasty

Grey marble with traces of pigment
H: 19.7 W: 95.3 D: 16.5 cm
Probably Ce Xian, China


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