Tamara Talbot Rice
ANCIENT ARTS OF
A battle on a bridge
A larger image of this battle on a bridge, Chinese tombstone.
Illustration 67, p79 in Tamara Talbot Rice, Ancient Arts of Central Asia, 1965
67 Tomb relief: battle on a bridge showing native Chinese ponies. Rubbing from a tomb in North China. Han dynasty.
After E. Charrunes. Mission archéologique dans le chine septentrionale, Paris, 1909
67 Chinese tombstone decorated with a scene showing a battle on a bridge. This time the swift Central Asian ponies are shown instead of the imported thoroughbreds. Han period