Female Dancer - A Han Sculpture
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This paper gives a detailed description of a sculptured female dancer from the Western Han dynasty in China 2nd century BCE. It includes the sculptures history, symbolism, and ritual significance. The sculpture is housed at the Metropolitan Museum in New York City.
From the Paper:"The sculptured figure of the female dancer dated as of the second century BC belongs to the Han dynasty. This would have been roughly equivalent to the period of the ascendancy of Great Rome in the West. It was also the period of the consolidation of Confucian thought as official policy in China even though Confucius himself had lived centuries earlier or a time roughly equivalent to the ascendancy of Athens."
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