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Plaque in the Shape of a Bird

Period: Shang (ca. 1600–1046 B.C.)–Western Zhou (1046–771 B.C.) dynasty
Date: 12th–11th century B.C.
Culture: China
Medium: Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions: H. 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm); W. 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm)
Classification: Jade
Credit Line: Purchase, Friends of Asian Art Gifts, 2004
Accession Number: 2004.134

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