Detail of the lower left of the Guimet slab from a Sogdian Mortuary Couch

Sogdian New Year Festival

Bas Relief, Northern Qi dynasty, A.D. 550-577

China, Henan province, probably Ce xian

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A larger image of a Sogdian New Year Festival, Bas Relief, Anyang, Henan, 6th Century

Detail of a limestone slab depicting Sogdian festivities from a funerary couch. Held by Musée National des Arts Asiatiques-Guimet in Paris.
Photo by PHGCOM
Back to the Guimet Slab of a Sogdian Mortuary Couch. Musee des Arts Asiatiques-Guimet, Paris, France; EO2062.
Back to the Sogdian Mortuary Couch, Bas Relief, Chinese, Northern Qi dynasty, A.D. 550-577