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Jade Ring

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

Jinsha Site Museum

Jinsha Site Museum

Small jade rings like this unearthed in Jinsha site have transparent and smooth texture, up to the standard of beautiful jade in the ancient time. Most of these jade rings are made of selected green jade, or the best material found in this site, indicating that ancient craftsmen deliberately chose the best material for such rings. Researchers assumed that it was hung from a band as part of the pendants.

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  • Title: Jade Ring
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: Late Shang Dynasty, 1100 B.C. - The Western Zhou Dynasty, 771 B.C.
  • Physical Dimensions: w4 x h0.22 cm (Overall)
  • Type: Jade
  • Rights: Jinsha Site Museum, http://www.jinshasitemuseum.com/gongg/201211/444.html
  • External Link: Jinsha Site Museum
  • Technique (技术/工艺): Carving, drilling with tube
  • Culture (文化): Primitive Religion in Ancient China

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