Dignitary Fragment. Sarbi / Xianbei People. Clay Figure. Northern Qi Dynasty. Shan Dong / Shan Tung Province. NE China
The Sarbi (Xianbei) were an ancient nomadic people who once resided in – what is known today as – inner Mongolia. In 550 – 577, this area was part of the Northern Qi Dynasty . . within the Shan Dong province. The dynasty was founded by Emperor Wenxuan and ended following attacks from Northern Zhou.
This figure was unearthed in the ancient city of Linzi (Yingqui).
A rare and phenomenal find. Stand not included.
For the Serious Collector.