University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameGu
Object Number: 54-20-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Shang Dynasty
Date Made: Shang Dynasty
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1100
Section:Asian
Materials:Copper Alloy
Bronze
Credit Line:Purchased from Stephen D. Pyle, 1954

Description

Bronze gu, or ritual drinking vessel. Base has fabric pseudomorphs.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Bronze and Metal-Working (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Jan 1987 - Feb 1988)View Objects in Exhibition
Culinary Expeditions: A Celebration of Food and Culture ( Apr 2014)View Objects in Exhibition
Chinese Bronze and Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Jul 2001 - 05 Feb 2018)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 53View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Mair, Victor A. 2001. The Case of the Wayward Oracle Bone. Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 43 (2) Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 53 Bottom row, centerView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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