Some articles on ceramic models, model, ceramic:
... It is not known for certain whether or not miniature ceramic models of residential towers and watchtowers found in Han-dynasty tombs are completely faithful ... There are only a handful of existing ceramic models of multi-story towers from pre-Han and Western Han eras the bulk of the hundreds of towers found so far were made during the Eastern Han period ... Model towers could be fired as one piece in the kiln or assembled from several different ceramic pieces to create the whole ...
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