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Tiger tooth

UnknownShang Dynasty ca.1600 - 1046 BC

Sanxingdui Museum

Sanxingdui Museum
Guanghan, China

This tiger tooth is one of three found at the site. Because it was buried with bronze objects for so long, it turned green. There is a small hole at the base of the tooth, likely used to attach it to a necklace.

Details

  • Title: Tiger tooth
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: Shang Dynasty ca.1600 - 1046 BC
  • Location: Sanxingdui, Guanghan city, Sichuan Province
  • Physical Dimensions: w2.4 x h9.8 cm (Complete)
  • Provenance: Sanxingdui Museum
  • Type: natural objects
  • External Link: Sanxingdui Museum
  • Medium: bronze

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