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Zhang-shaped blade of gold foil

UnknownShang Dynasty ca.1600 - 1046 BC

Sanxingdui Museum

Sanxingdui Museum
Guanghan, China

Gold foil piece made in the shape of a "Zhang", a type of ancient jade blade. The perforation at the top of the foil blade indicates that it likely was suspended from a shelf.

Details

  • Title: Zhang-shaped blade of gold foil
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: Shang Dynasty ca.1600 - 1046 BC
  • Location: Sanxingdui, Guanghan city, Sichuan Province
  • Physical Dimensions: w1.4 x h9.5 cm (Complete)
  • Provenance: Sanxingdui Museum
  • Type: sculpture
  • External Link: Sanxingdui Museum
  • Medium: gold

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