• Disk (bi 璧)
  • Disk (bi 璧)

Disk (bi 璧)

Classification
Ceremonial Object
Maker(s)
Artist: 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)
Diam x D: 17.5 x 1 cm (6 7/8 x 3/8 in)
Origin
China, Lake Tai region
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1987.929

新石器時代晚期良渚文化(公元前3300--2250年)
中國太湖地區
軟玉
直徑17.5、厚1釐米
亞瑟 M. 賽克勒贈送
器物編號:S1987.929
On View Location
Currently not on view
Provenance
Previous owner(s)
Abel William Bahr (1877-1959)
Dr. Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987)
Description
Disk with biconical central hole; green brown mottled with some crystalline flakes, uneven surface and pitted. Seven chips on outside rim, three small holes on surface, and three indentations on surface; surface rough and degraded on both sides.
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