1. (Jeffrey Smith per Keith Wilson, July 1, 2008) Jewelry added as secondary classification.
2. (Susan Kitsoulis per Keith Wilson, June 23, 2010) Object name changed from "Pendant: monster head" to "Jewelry."
3. (Najiba Choudhury per Keith Wilson, May 10, 2018) Title changed from "Pendant (pei)" to "Pendant in the form of a mask, probably reworked from a tube (cong 琮)"; period changed from "Shang dynasty" to "Late Shang dynasty, Anyang period, ca. 1300-1050 BCE"; period two added "Anyang period"; date changed to "ca. 1300-1050 BCE"; geography changed from "China" to "China, probably Henan province, Anyang"; 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, "The mask appears to depict a horned owl. The frontal aspect is in the full round; the back is concave and plain. Single line decor provides the details, while deep notches give an openwork feeling. A hole under the beak is drilled from both sides. The color of the stone is green and brown, with cream calcification. (Calcification, spots to powder; few nicks in edges top and bottom; soil and cinnabar adhere.)"; and added past label text by Thomas Lawton.
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