University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 76-28-3
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Zhou Dynasty
Date Made: Zhou Dynasty
Early Date: -1027
Late Date: -256
Section:Asian
Materials:Bronze
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. and Mrs. Paul Martinson, 1976

Description

Bronze, hollow, thin-walled animal with long ears and puff-tail. Face a hollow tube. Space between schematic legs allows crossing of thongs or straps. Eyes were shallow hollows in head. Raised longitudinal ridge shows made in two parts joined. Holes in side of neck and abraded at inner base of ears.


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