• Arc-shaped pendant, with added decoration
  • Arc-shaped pendant, with added decoration

Arc-shaped pendant, with added decoration

Type
Pendant
Maker(s)
Artist: Probably Liangzhu culture 良渚 (ca. 3300-ca. 2250 BCE)
Historical period(s)
Late Neolithic period, ca. 3300-2250 BCE
Object Date
ca. 3300-2250 BCE
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimension(s)
H x W x D: 4.4 x 6.3 x 0.5 cm (1 11/16 x 2 1/2 x 3/16 in)
Origin
China, Lake Tai region, (probably)
Notes
(probably)
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1987.734
弧形飾(後代追刻人面紋)
疑似新石器時代晚期良渚文化(公元前3300--2250年)
中國,似為太湖地區
軟玉
高4.4、寬6.3、厚0.5釐米
亞瑟 M. 賽克勒贈送
器物編號:S1987.734
On View Location
Currently not on view
Description
A grayish jade musical instrument base, with green and fawn markings, of semicircular form carved with a central prong; top engraved with two masked heads: one surrounded by multiple lines in the form of wings, the underside with semicircular hole pierces as if to hold strings. (One pit in surface; few tiny nicks.)
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