Bead in the form of a cicada

Historical period(s)
late Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty, ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Medium
Turquoise
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 1.8 x 1.8 x 1.1 cm (11/16 x 11/16 x 7/16 in)
Geography
China, probably Henan province, Anyang
Credit Line
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Paul Singer collection
Accession Number
S2012.9.341
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Jewelry and Ornament, Stone
Type

Ornament

Keywords
Anyang period (ca. 1300 - ca. 1050 BCE), China, cicada, Paul Singer collection, Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
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