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Bronze Bird

UnknownShang Dynasty ca.1600 - 1046 BC

Sanxingdui Museum

Sanxingdui Museum
Guanghan, China

Typical of Sanxingdui style of birds with its crowned head, tail split from top to bottom, and downward hooked beak. On short sturdy legs, the bird originally stood at the very top of a bronze tree.

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  • Title: Bronze Bird
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: Shang Dynasty ca.1600 - 1046 BC
  • Location: Sanxingdui, Guanghan city, Sichuan Province
  • Physical Dimensions: w4.5 x h8 cm (Complete)
  • Provenance: Sanxingdui Museum
  • Type: sculpture
  • External Link: Sanxingdui Museum
  • Medium: bronze

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