Terracotta Human Figure

Accession No. R001005
Period Shang Dynasty
Material Pottery
Findspot Ash Pit No. 358 Hsiao-t'un, Yin Xu site
Geographic Location Hsiao-t'un village, Anyang, Honan province, China
Dimension H. 16.4 cm; W. 8.2 cm

Description

Period: Chinese Bronze Age. Shang dynasty.(1400-1100B.C.)
Medium: Terracotta

The figure has red-colored face, braided hair, with rope around his neck and hands tied at the front. It probably represent a prisoner.