A look at Han dynasty funerary statues, in this case a bearded Xianbei – Xiongnu guardian. Known in Chinese as Mingqi, these tomb models were meant for the afterlife.
Note: All images are clickable. During our treks and travels, we come across all sorts of rare, unusual and interesting things. Like this 300 year old temple table we stumbled across this past summer. Or this Chinese ancestor painting which eventually wound up permanently wall-mounted in a friends living room. But this cache of Han Dynasty […]