Tang Figure of an African or Indonesian Dancer

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 06 December 2018
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This figure was made of a slipped and brown pigmented earthenware. It represents a male dancer, possibly an African or Indonesian. It was found in a Chinese tomb. Tang Dynasty, 8th century CE. (The British Museum, London).

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2018, December 06). Tang Figure of an African or Indonesian Dancer. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9507/tang-figure-of-an-african-or-indonesian-dancer/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Tang Figure of an African or Indonesian Dancer." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 06, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9507/tang-figure-of-an-african-or-indonesian-dancer/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Tang Figure of an African or Indonesian Dancer." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 06 Dec 2018. Web. 22 Oct 2021.