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Native Name:
Chan
Object Number:
88-16-166
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Neolithic
Date Made:
3000-2000 BC
Early Date:
-3000
Late Date:
-2000
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Jade
Description:
Green jade.
Spade shaped objects crafted from jade characterized burials from the neolithic Dawenkou site in Shandons provine. They are associated with richer burials, suggesting that the tomb occupants were embers of the community who had higher status.
Credit Line:
Found in Collection

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