Bronze Head

UnknownShang Dynasty ca.1600 - 1046 BC

Sanxingdui Museum

Sanxingdui Museum
Guanghan, China

Among all the sculptural heads from Sanxingdui, this is considered to be the softest in terms of its outlines and contours. The decorative section at the top of the head and the area below the neck are incomplete.


  • Title: Bronze Head
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: Shang Dynasty ca.1600 - 1046 BC
  • Location: Sanxingdui, Guanghan city, Sichuan Province
  • Physical Dimensions: w20.6 x h29 cm (The part below the neck was burnt down.)
  • Provenance: Sanxingdui Museum
  • Type: sculpture
  • External Link: Sanxingdui Museum
  • Medium: bronze

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