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Ram


Creation date: 918-1392
Creation place: Korea

Other Information

Type: Stone Sculpture
Medium and Support: Granite
Credit Line: Gift of Arthur and Helen Johnson in honor of May S. Marcy
Accession Number: 1963.42
Dimensions: 38 1/2 in. x 46 1/2 in. x 17 in. (97.79 cm x 118.11 cm x 43.18 cm)
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Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur S. Johnson, San Diego, California ( - August 1, 1963)

San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California (August 1, 1963 - )

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Rams have for centuries in Korea been typical tomb guardians, together with other animals and generals. They would have faced each other along the “spirit path” leading to the entrance of a nobleman’s tomb. Buff-colored granite of this type is pervasive in Korean funerary and temple sculpture and architecture.
Last Updated: 7/16/2013

Exhibition

This object was included in the following exhibitions:

Art of East Asia: Korea San Diego Museum of Art , 1/17/2013 - 00/00/00

Art of East Asia San Diego Museum of Art , 2/3/2013 - 8/1/2013

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