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Notes sur les animaux utilisés à la chasse sous les Tang

Valérie MANSARD

fr Anthropozoologica 18 - Pages 91-98

Published on 01 May 1994

Note about animals used for hunting by the Tangs

Murals painting excavated in three imperial tombs dating from the Tang dynasty (618-907), in China (Shaanxi province), give us informations about some animals used by the hunters. This paper examines the role of the following auxiliary animals: horse, dog, bird of prey, feline and camel, and tries to understand what kind of hunting techniques are used.
Keywords :
China, Tang, Hunting, Auxiliary animals.
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