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Small Wheel-like Object with Chevron Pattern

Unknown Creator

Hallwyl Museum

Hallwyl Museum
Stockholm, Sweden

SMALL WHEEL-LIKE OBJECT WITH CHEVRON PATTERN

Dating unknown
Reportedly discovered in Shouzhou (centered in present-day Shou County, Anhui province)
Inventory number: XLIX:I:C.u.03.

This small wheel-like object has repeating chevron patterns along the surface. It has a hole that goes through the object. It may have been used as a tool to stamp patterns into wet clay, either for ceramics or making moulds from which bronze objects were cast.

Details

  • Title: Small Wheel-like Object with Chevron Pattern
  • Creator: Unknown Creator
  • Location Created: China
  • Physical Dimensions: 1.1 x 1.5 cm
  • Rights: CC BY

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