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Case-shape Gold Object

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

Jinsha Site Museum

Jinsha Site Museum

The object has an oval shape, with the top slightly curving in. Its shape and structure show that its opening must have faced downward or inward. The object was probably an ornament at the top or one end of a certain article, rather than a container.

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  • Title: Case-shape Gold Object
  • Date Created: Late Shang Dynasty, 1100 B.C. - The Western Zhou Dynasty, 771 B.C.
  • Physical Dimensions: w9.4 x h3.1 x d0.03 cm (Overall (全器))
  • Type: Gold
  • Rights: Jinsha Site Museum, http://www.jinshasitemuseum.com/gongg/201211/444.html
  • Technique (技术/工艺): Hammering and folding
  • Culture (文化): Primitive Religion in Ancient China

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