1. (Thomas Lawton, 1987) Exhibition In Praise of Ancestors label text; moved to label text field.
2. (Jeffrey Smith per Keith Wilson, July 1, 2008) Jewelry added as secondary classification.
3. (Susan Kitsoulis per Keith Wilson, July 8, 2010) Object name changed from "Pendant" to "Jewelry."
4. (Najiba Choudhury per Keith Wilson, May 10, 2018) Title changed from "Pendant (xi)" to "Pendant with mask"; period one changed from "Shang dynasty" to "Late Shang dynasty"; period two added "Anyang period"; geography changed from "China" to "China, probably Henan province, Anyang"; date changed from "ca. 2nd Millennium BCE" to "ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE"; medium changed from "jade" to "jade (nephrite); object name changed from "jewelry" to "pendant"; added Chinese object caption by Jingmin Zhang; added the following to the description field, "A grayish green jade archer's bow end with black markings. The upper part has the form of a feline head with capped horns. The spirals behind it and a line parallel to and below the mouth occur on one side only, presumably because the other side was hidden by the bow. There is a perforation behind the eyes. (Surface veins and pits; flaws; clouding; soil adheres behind ears.)"; and added past label text by Thomas Lawton.
Usage conditions apply