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Gold Spring1

Hubei Provincial Museum

Hubei Provincial Museum

These gold spring were found twined on two of the spindle-shaped wood pieces that were placed on two lacquered gasket on a wood table in the east tomb chamber. On the two wood pieces there are in total 462 springs, each is 2 centimeters long and weighs 1.4 grams. The diameter of one gold wire is merely 0.5 centimeters and all the springs are quite soft. The function of these springs remains unknown.

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  • Title: Gold Spring1
  • Location: Unearthed from Leigudun Tomb (No.1 ), Suizhou, Hubei
  • Medium: Gold
  • Excavation Date: 1978
  • Dynasty: Around 433 B.C. (the East Zhou Dynasty and the early Warring States Period)
  • Dimensions: Diameter: 0.5 cm

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