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|Painting, Glue colours on loess ground, 65x87 cm.|
|Origin: China, Xinjiang, Karashar, Shiksha monastery, 9th century|
|Source of entry: Anthropology and Ethnography Museum, 1930|
|Exibition: Chinese Art and Culture: 2000 BC - 20th century|
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