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April 2020

“Reconsidering the Significance of Chu Antlered Sculptures: A Regional Perspective”

April 17 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Faculty House, 64 Morningside Drive
New York City, NY 10027 United States
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Early China Seminar Lecture Series Title: “Reconsidering the Significance of Chu Antlered Sculptures: A Regional Perspective” Speaker: Cortney E. Chaffin, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Scholarly studies on the function and significance of Chu antlered sculptures, traditionally referred to as zhenmushou 镇墓兽, or “protecting tomb beasts,” have focused on the images as a widespread category of Chu sculpture, including three-dimensional bronze bases (tenuously associated with deer antlers), lacquered wooden antler stands, and fully representational sculptural images of antlered and tongued hybrid creatures. The…

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