Almost looking like a space alien, this small amulet figure depicts the most peaceful praying pose one could have in neolithic times. Brown in color this standing lady is dressed in a long flared robe, hands folded together graced near its midsection. Her face like a triangle extends half way down her body. A hole carved through its body length wise to use as an amulet. Approximately 2 3/4" high x 3/4" wide. Han Dynasty.
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The Harvard Art Museum:
Object Number 1943.50.150;
Jade Pendant-Statuette of Bearded Old Man
206 BCE - 220 CE (?)
Han dynasty, 206 BCE-220 CE
Blackish brown nephrite
H. 5.3 x W. 0.9 x D. 0.9 cm (2 1/16 x 3/8 x 3/8 in.)
550 Pendant-Statuette of a Bearded Old Man
Smooth blackish brown jade, polished by wear. The figure shows a man with a long, pointed beard, wearing a flat cap with an elevation at the back and a long-sleeved gown. An axial perforation from the top bifurcates into drill-holes entering below the sleeve ends. Han(?).