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 Number01002 - 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. 20 (3): 4-20. : Page/Fig./Plate: 5, Fig. 1View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] 1930. Some Ancient Chinese Jades. The University Museum Bulletin. 1 (4): 15-19. : Page/Fig./Plate: 15-19View Objects cited in this Publication

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