Lively sketch of horse and camel, each led by a groom. Two sheets of paper, one animal and groom on each, stuck together. Whip of a third groom is visible on the small surviving bit of paper attached on the right. Served as a record of tribute received. On the reverse, an inscription dating to AD 966. It relates to temple repair and appears to be a rough draft. Ink and colours on paper.

An00000177 003 l


Found, Excavated, Collected By
Stein, Marc Aurel


Found In
Qian Fo Dong


Acquired In
966, inscription on reverse
Northern Song dynasty

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