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2006at6143 jpg l

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Acquired in 1936 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
Ming Wilson, 'Liangzhu Jades Rediscovered' in Oriental Art, Winter 1995/96, pp.2-8. Ming Wilson, Chinese Jades, 2004, no.18 U. Pope-Hennessy, Early Chinese Jades, 1923, pl.XXXI
collection_code
EAS
credit
Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Vallentin Bequest, Sir Percival David and the Universities China Committee
date_end
date_start
date_text
ca. 2500 BC (made)
descriptive_line
Bracelet, Jade, China, ca. 2500 BC
dimensions
Height: 3.3 cm, Diameter: 7.6 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
id
34480
label
last_checked
2014-08-29T21:44:01.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T21:44:01.000Z
latitude
36.894451
location
In Storage
longitude
104.165649
marks
materials
materials_techniques
Nephrite jade, carved
museum_number
A.57-1936
museum_number_token
a571936
object_number
O39437
object_type
Bracelet
on_display
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Variegated dark green and brown. Of slightly concave profile.
place
China
primary_image_id
2006AT6143
production_note
Liangzhu culture
production_type
public_access_description
This bracelet was made in China in about 2500 BC, long before writing was invented. It might have been worn as an ornament or as an amulet to protect against evil or danger.
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
slug
bracelet-unknown
sys_updated
2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
-2496
year_start
-2505