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Tube with dragon

UnknownShang Dynasty ca.1600 - 1046 BC

Sanxingdui Museum

Sanxingdui Museum
Guanghan, China

A dragon-shaped monster climbs on top of a long column decorated with scrolls and wings on its side. It's speculated that this object was used to decorate the top of a pillar.

Details

  • Title: Tube with dragon
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: Shang Dynasty ca.1600 - 1046 BC
  • Location: Sanxingdui, Guanghan city, Sichuan Province
  • Physical Dimensions: w18.8 x h41 cm (Missing lower half)
  • Provenance: Sanxingdui Museum
  • Type: sculpture
  • External Link: Sanxingdui Museum
  • Medium: bronze

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