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SOGDIAN MERCHANT
China: Xinjiang province
Tang dynasty 618 - 907 A.D.
buff sand-stone
26" (66cm)

A buff sand-stone model of a Sogdian merchant. Mustashioed and turned slightly to his left. The shoulder length hair curled around the top, with rounded earrings and floral bead necklace, his robes slung over the left shoulder, above flaring pantaloons.

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