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Jade Disc

Unknownca.205 B.C. - 24 A.D.

Museum of the Western Han Dynasty Mausoleum of the Nanyue King

Museum of the Western Han Dynasty Mausoleum of the Nanyue King

Inside and outside the jade burial suit of the Nanyue King, 31 jade discs in different sizes were discovered. This shows the luxurious burial tradition of the Nanyue state and the King's veneration of jade.

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Details

  • Title: Jade Disc
  • Date: ca.205 B.C. - 24 A.D.
  • Physical Dimensions: h0.4 cm (Complete)
  • Object type: Jade Burial Objects
  • Craftsman: Unknown
  • Provenance: Museum of the Western Han Dynasty Mausoleum of the Nanyue King
  • Type: Jade
  • External Link: http://www.gznywmuseum.org

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