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Toothed Bi Disk

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

Jinsha Site Museum

Jinsha Site Museum

This toothed bi disk was made of blackish green jade, with some permeated white stains on it. The hole is very small, and on the edge of the disk are four bulges each with three teeth. The bulges are equally distributed, rotating clockwise. The whole object is light and small, and well-polished.

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  • Title: Toothed Bi Disk
  • Date Created: Late Shang Dynasty, 1100 B.C. - The Western Zhou Dynasty, 771 B.C.
  • Physical Dimensions: w3.8 x d1.07 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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