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Bronze Bird with Human Head

UnknownShang Dynasty ca.1600 - 1046 BC

Sanxingdui Museum

Sanxingdui Museum
Guanghan, China

This figure of a man standing on the top of bird's body originally would appeared at the top of a bronze tree sculpture. The crown and wings on the left side are broken and incomplete.

Details

  • Title: Bronze Bird with Human Head
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: Shang Dynasty ca.1600 - 1046 BC
  • Location: Sanxingdui, Guanghan city, Sichuan Province
  • Physical Dimensions: h12 cm (Missing left wing)
  • Provenance: Sanxingdui Museum
  • Type: sculpture
  • External Link: Sanxingdui Museum
  • Medium: bronze

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