Early Han Dynasty
Jade bi, or disc of heaven. The color is a dull yellow ochre with worn rough blotches; bits of greenish conglomorate appear here and there. The hole has a bevel of 3/8" slant on one side and 5/16" on the other. Said to be early Han and from the same grave as 30-8-2.
Purchased from A. W. Bahr
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Chinese Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Feb 1986 - Sep 1987)
[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: 1, Fig. 2
[Article] 1930. Some Ancient Chinese Jades. The University Museum Bulletin. 1 (4): 15-19. : Page/Fig./Plate: 15-19
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