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Bell

UnknownShang Dynasty ca.1600 - 1046 BC

Sanxingdui Museum

Sanxingdui Museum
Guanghan, China

This bell is shaped like a bird, with large eyes and wings on two sides. The clapper is shaped like a fang. There is a chain link in the shape of an "8" attached to the forehead, presumably used to hang the bell.

Details

  • Title: Bell
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: Shang Dynasty ca.1600 - 1046 BC
  • Location: Sanxingdui, Guanghan city, Sichuan Province
  • Physical Dimensions: w8.1 x h14 cm (Complete)
  • Provenance: Sanxingdui Museum
  • Type: sculpture
  • External Link: Sanxingdui Museum
  • Medium: bronze

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