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Jade Hoop-Shaped Object

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

Jinsha Site Museum

Jinsha Site Museum

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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  • Title: Jade Hoop-Shaped Object
  • Date Created: Late Shang Dynasty, 1100 B.C. - The Western Zhou Dynasty, 771 B.C.
  • Physical Dimensions: w3.68 x h6.9 cm (Overall)
  • Type: Jade
  • Rights: Jinsha Site Museum, http://www.jinshasitemuseum.com/gongg/201211/444.html
  • Technique (技术/工艺): Carving, drilling with tube
  • Culture (文化): Primitive Religion in Ancient China

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