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400 objects
F1917.58a-d

Ring

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1917.58a-d

Narrow ring with wide perforation and flat sides; mottled bright reddish orange speckled with cream-colored strata. (Several chips on rim.) Acquired with a box, now lost.

F1917.41

Tube (cong 琮)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1917.41

Squared, hollow cylinder of the type ts’ung [cong] 琮; narrow collar at top and base; semi-translucent, mottled ice green, gray, and brownish black, opaque golden tan areas. (Small chips.) Acquired with an inscribed box, now lost.

F1917.57

Straight chisel (gui 圭)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1917.57

Ceremonial implement; slender chisel shaped object of the type kuei [gui 圭]; two conical perforations at one end, bored from opposite sides; edges rounded and slightly tapering to beveled end; closely mottled gray and pale tan; decoration: incised, faint traces of design between perforations; unctuous surface. (Corner broken.) Acquired with an inscribed box.

F1917.38

Disk (bi 璧)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1917.38

Perforated disk of the type pi [bi] 璧; bored from both sides, leaving median ridge; mottled pale to dark greens, with silvery areas of incipient disintegration, more profuse on one side; two shallow saw marks. (One cracked area near rim and two chips.)

F1917.52

Axe (fu)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1917.52
F1917.34

Straight chisel (gui 圭)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1917.34

Ceremonial implement; chisel shaped object of the type kuei [gui 圭]; long slender form with perforation in the squared handle; edges rounded; broadly beveled at one end; closely mottled cream and light tan; decoration: a band of channeled and incised lines; smooth surface. Acquired with an inscribed box.

F1917.30

Harvesting knife (hu 笏), fragment

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1917.30

Long, slender chisel shaped object of the type kuei [gui] 圭; one short and one long edge beveled; one large and one small conical perforation near each end; dull olive gray with light and dark undersurface specks; one short edge rough and unfinished. (Slightly chipped.) Acquired with a box, now lost.