Keyword search

Advanced search
  • Change view:
  • Grid view
  • List view
Tomb figure Tomb figure

Tomb-model of two female offering bearers in carved and painted wood, each wearing a gown caught over one shoulder and a tripartite wig, holding a basket on the head and a bird in the right hand: Ancient Egyptian, Middle Egypt, Sedment, 9th Dynasty

Tomb figure Tomb figure

Tomb figure of a civil official in white earthenware, standing with hands clasped in front and wearing a breastplate, and with traces of unfired red and black pigments: China, Tang Dynasty, 7th century AD

Tomb figure Tomb figure

Tomb figure of a boar in earthenware, unglazed: China, Eastern Han Dynasty, 25 - 220 AD

Tomb figure Tomb figure

Tomb figure of dancing woman in dark grey earthenware, with white slip and remains of pigments, wearing a long robe with long rolled-back sleeves: China, Han Dynasty, 206 BC - 221 AD

Tomb figure Tomb figure

Tomb figure of kneeling female servant or musician in grey earthenware with white slip, wearing a long robe, and with empty hand sockets and the remains of unfired red and black pigments: China, Western Han Dynasty, 221 - 206 BC

Tomb figure Tomb figure

Tomb figure of a horse's head and neck in earthenware, with clay slip and pigment traces, probably part of a complete horse used as a burial object: China, Six Dynasties, 220 - 589 AD

Tomb figure Tomb figure

Tomb figure of a civil official in grey earthenware with white slip, standing with hands clasped in front beneath robe and wearing a breastplate, and with traces of unfired red pigment: China, Northern Wei or Northern Qi Dynasty, 386 - 534 or 550 - 577 AD

Tomb figure Tomb figure

Tomb figure of a warrior standing with left hand on hip and right arm on chest, of unglazed light coloured clay with traces of red paint: China, Tang dynasty, 618 - 907 AD

Tomb figure Tomb figure

Tomb figure of a lady attendant in earthenware with traces of pigment, standing clad in a long flowing low-cut robe with hands clasped in front: China, Tang Dynasty, 7th - 8th century AD

Tomb figure Tomb figure

Tomb figure of an armoured warrior in unglazed earthenware, at attention with right arm extended, showing traces of unfired red and black pigment: China, Sui Dynasty, 581 - 619 AD

Tomb figure Tomb figure

Tomb figure of a Central Asian groom in earthenware, partially glazed with sancai glaze of varying shades of ochre on the body, wearing cloth cap, narrow-sleeved robe and long boots: China, Tang Dynasty, 7th century AD

Tomb figure Tomb figure

Tomb figure of a slender standing woman in earthenware, with partial green and ochre sancai glaze on body but unglazed head and neck, wearing long shawl or scarf: China, Tang Dynasty, 7th century AD

Tomb figure Tomb figure

Tomb figure of a saddled horse in earthenware with white slip, showing traces of unfired red and black pigment: China, Tang Dynasty, 7th century AD

Tomb figure Tomb figure

Tomb figure of a horse on base, of glazed buff earthenware with saddle and saddle-cloth showing remains of decoration in unfired red pigment: China, Tang dynasty, 7th - 8th century

Tomb figure Tomb figure

Tomb figure (tudishen, earth spirit) with a bull's body and legs, bearded human head with a single horn on top, and wings on shoulders, of buff pottery covered with a transparent lead glaze coloured with washes of orange-brown, yellow and green, the head unglazed with traces of pigmentation: China, Tang dynasty, 618 - 907 AD

Tomb figure Tomb figure

Tomb figure of a Bactrian camel in white earthenware, partly covered with transparent lead glaze and coloured with splashes of ochre-brown glaze: China, Tang Dynasty, 8th century AD

Back to top

We’re reopening our museums

After nearly five months of closure, we have started to welcome visitors back to our museums with a phased reopening.

Find out more