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<p>Flat, arc-shaped pendant with a bird presented in profile. A series of regularly incised lines and serrations embellish the angular crest that rises from the bird’s head. Those angular forms are echoed in the chevrons on the hooked beak. A bolder series of lines, some of them raised, articulate the furled wing and pendant tail. …</p>
<p>The elongated jade piece was decorated identically on both sides, tapering to a pointed tang. The primary motif, stretching its entire length, is a humanoid figure with legs that end in large bird’s claws just above the tang. Sprawled along his back is a dragon. (Largely calcified; crack runs through midsection [old repair?]; nicks in …</p>