Ancestor tablet

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Historical period(s)
Middle Shang dynasty, ca. 1400-ca. 1300 BCE
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions
H x W x D: 18.6 x 2 x 1 cm (7 5/16 x 13/16 x 3/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
S1987.838
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceremonial Object, Jade
Type

Tablet

Keywords
China, nephrite, Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Arthur M. Sackler 1913-1987
Desmond Gure 1905 - 1970

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum