Keywords: Late Neolithic period (ca. 5000 - ca. 1700 BCE)

315 objects
F1916.504

Disk (bi 璧)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1916.504

Perforated disk of the type pi [bi] 璧; bored mostly from one side; mottled light to dark shades of brown with scattered spots of greenish translucent strata; profuse grayish coating of disintegration, especially in veins and breaks; proportions and surface contours uneven. (Rim and some surface areas roughened with chips and cracks.) Acquired with a …

F1916.503

Disk (bi 璧)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1916.503

Perforated disk of the type pi [bi] 璧; bored from both sides, leaving pronounced median ridge; closely mottled shades of green and golden to dark browns with spots of translucent strata; partially covered with smooth gray incipient disintegration; long shallow gouges or saw marks on both surfaces. (Rim rough and broken in several areas.) Acquired …

F1916.380

Disk (bi 璧)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1916.380

Perforated disk of the type pi [bi] 璧; bored conically leaving ridge near edge; mottled rich greens with brown veins and silvery strata; some areas of white disintegration on obverse, more plentiful on reverse; proportions irregular. (Rim slightly chipped and one break.) Acquired with a box, now lost.

F1916.379

Arc-shaped pendant (huang 璜), made from a disk (bi 璧)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1916.379

Semi circular plaque of the type huang 璜; inner curve conically bored; obverse: closely mottled olive and yellow greens with golden brown roughened areas near outer rim; reverse: mottled yellow browns with traces of greens, surface roughened and discolored with incipient disintegration; four functional holes. (Rim chipped and worn.) Acquired with a box, now lost.

F1914.66a-b

Disk (bi 璧)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1914.66a-b

Perforated disk of the type pi [bi] 璧; bored from both sides; rich cream color with tan mottlings and an area at the rim on both sides of bright orange-brown; irregular in circumference and thickness. (Three rough areas on rim.)

F1911.444

Disk (bi 璧)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1911.444

Perforated disk of the type pi [bi] 璧; bored from both sides, leaving a pronounced median ridge; rich mottled browns with excessive white disintegration, one area near rim completely decomposed on both sides; proportions irregular; surface rough with cracks and pits of decomposition. (Rim broken and chipped.) Acquired with a box, now lost.

S2012.9.215

Ring

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2012.9.215
S2012.9.214

Circular bead

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2012.9.214