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Disk (bi) with raised curls, fragment

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At A Glance

  • Period

    475 BCE-9 CE
  • Geography

    Changsha or Kingdom of Chu, possibly Hunan province, China
  • Material

  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 8 × 3.7 × 0.2 cm (3 1/8 × 1 7/16 × 1/16 in)
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Object Details

  • Provenance

    From 1935–37 to 1991
    John Hadley Cox (1913–2005), Las Vegas, NV [1]
    From 1991
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of John Hadley Cox, Las Vegas, NV [2]
    [1] The pieces were excavated by the donor outside the North Gate at Changsha between September 1935 and August 1937. See Curatorial Remark 3 in the object record.
    [2] See Deed of Gift, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.
  • Collection

    Freer Study Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    John Hadley Cox (1913-2005)
  • Origin

    Changsha or Kingdom of Chu, possibly Hunan province, China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of the John Hadley Cox Archaeological Study Collection
  • Type

    Ceremonial Object
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