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Native NameCong
Object Number: 30-8-5
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: China
Period: Tang Dynasty
Date Made: Tang Dynasty
Early Date: 618
Late Date: 907
Credit Line:Purchased from A. W. Bahr, 1930


Dark green jade cong, tube within a cube. Symbol of earth. Collector dated piece to early Han but probably from the Tang Dynasty.

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