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Bronze Standing Figure

UnknownShang Dynasty ca.1600 - 1046 BC

Sanxingdui Museum

Sanxingdui Museum
Guanghan, China

Gorgeously dressed, this tall, elongated figure stands barefoot on top of a pedestal in the shape of an elephant head. The figure appears to be holding something in it's two hands, like a shaman performing a religious ceremony.

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  • Title: Bronze Standing Figure
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: Shang Dynasty ca.1600 - 1046 BC
  • Location: Sanxingdui, Guanghan city, Sichuan Province
  • Physical Dimensions: w48.5 x h260.8 cm (Complete)
  • Provenance: Sanxingdui Museum
  • Type: sculpture
  • External Link: Sanxingdui Museum
  • Medium: bronze

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