Fragment of a roof-tile with running dragonOn display
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Fragment of a roof-tile with running dragon
Date2nd half of the 7th century AD
Material and technique
earthenware, with impressed decoration
Dimensions7 x 19 x 4.5 cm (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Purchased with the assistance of the Victoria and Albert Museum Fund and the Friends of the Ashmolean Museum, 1983.
Museum locationGround floor | Gallery 10 | China to AD 800
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Glossary of terms
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1000-1200⁰c. The resulting ceramic is non-vitreous and varies in colour from dark red to yellow.