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Disc

Native Name:
Pi
Object Number:
30-8-3
Current Location:
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Shang Dynasty
Date Made:
Early Shang Dynasty
Early Date:
-1750
Late Date:
-1389
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Jade
Technique:
Carved
Polished
Description:
Greenish white jade ring with three tangent notches. Edges with dull rounded bevel except at notches where line of angle is sharply defined. 'Tie ring' used to hold the rope around presentation bales of silk.
Credit Line:
Purchased from A. W. Bahr

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Bronze and Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Jul 2001)
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Chinese Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Feb 1986 - Sep 1987)
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Bibliography:

[Article] Lyons, Elizabeth. 1978. Chinese Jades: The Role of Jade in Ancient China: An Introduction to a Special Exhibition at The University Museum. Expedition. 20 (3): 4-20. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 10, Fig. 10
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