This bell is shaped like a trumpetflower with four petals. The surface of the object is decorated with wave and bead patterns popular during the Shang and Zhou periods. The hole at the top may have been used to attach the bell to a bronze tree.
Creator Lifespan: Unknown
Creator Nationality: China
Creator Gender: Unknown
Date: Shang Dynasty ca.1600 - 1046 BC
Location: Sanxingdui, Guanghan city, Sichuan Province
Physical Dimensions: w7.7 x h12.2 x d0.25 cm (incomplete)