University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameCong
Object Number:30-8-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: Qing Dynasty
Early Date: 1644
Late Date: 1912
Section:Asian
Materials:Serpentine
Marble (Stone)
Technique:Engraved
Credit Line:Purchased from A. W. Bahr, 1930
Other Number:01002 - Cast Number

Description

Light marble cong, or cylinder, of a mellow yellow or cream color. The tube within the cube is bored from both ends leaving a ridge in the middle. Engraved double line rectangle decoration. Originally said to be early Han from the same grave as 30-8-1.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Feb 1986 - Sep 1987) View Objects in Exhibition

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: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 20. no. 3. pg. 4-20 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 5, Fig. 1View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] 1930. "Some Ancient Chinese Jades". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 1. no. 4. pg. 15-19 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 15-19View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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