Bronze Bird

Late Shang Dynasty, 1100 B.C. - The Western Zhou Dynasty, 771 B.C.

Jinsha Site Museum

Jinsha Site Museum
Chengdu, China

Most of the bronze birds unearthed at Jinsha have a vivid image: perking head, prominent eyes, drawn-in wings, and drooping tail features. Almost all the bronze birds have remnants of some broken part under the belly, indicating they used to be ornaments on a large bronze.


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