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FORBIDDEN CITY COLLECTIONS

1. Ceramics

Several halls around the Inner Court display tomb figurines from the Sui (581–618) and Tang (618–906) dynasties. Statues range from six inches to three feet (15 cm to 1 m) in height, and depict overweight court ladies, Buddhas on elephants, and floppy-humped camels. A film offers some background on the pottery finds.

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Delicately decorated ceramic vase

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