Jade Hoop-Shaped Object

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

Jinsha Site Museum

Jinsha Site Museum
Chengdu, China

This hoop-shaped object has a narrow waist and it was made of grayish black jade and stained with some patina. On the wrists of a bronze human figure unearthed in Jinsha was an ornament similar to the hoop-shaped jade object. Archaeologists assumed that such objects were ornaments worn on the wrist.


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