The pedant was carved out of a whole piece of jade. It is consist of four connected parts, each with a different theme. The patterns on the pedant include phoenixes, dragons, snakes, cloud and simple lines.
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Title: Jade Pei with patterns of Dragons and Phoenixes
Location: Unearthed from Leigudun Tomb (No.1 ), Suizhou, Hubei
Excavation Date: 1978
Dynasty: Around 433 B.C. (the East Zhou Dynasty and the early Warring States Period)
Dimensions: Length: 9.5 cm; width: 7.2 cm; thickness: 0.4 cm.