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2010ej2071 jpg l

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Acquired in 1910 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
collection_code
EAS
credit
Salting bequest
date_end
0008-12-31
date_start
date_text
206 BC to 0008 AD (made)
descriptive_line
dimensions
Height: 6.4 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
China, room 44
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
id
17805
label
last_checked
2014-08-29T20:29:32.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T20:29:32.000Z
latitude
36.894451
location
China, room 44, case 33
longitude
104.165649
marks
materials
materials_techniques
bronze inlaid with gold and malachite
museum_number
M.724-1910
museum_number_token
m7241910
object_number
O12651
object_type
Weight
on_display
1
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
See a 'Han pigeon-shaped weight' in Xiqing gujian chapter 38 p.39
place
China
primary_image_id
2010EJ2071
production_note
production_type
public_access_description
In ancient China people sat on mats on the floor. Weights were placed on the four corners of the mats to prevent them from curling. A bronze weight inlaid with gold and colour stone would have been used in a wealthy family.
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
VA
slug
weight-unknown
sys_updated
2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
8
year_start
-206