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戰國至西漢玉神獸
Fantastic Animal with Horn

Period:
Eastern Zhou (770–256 B.C.)–Western Han (206 B.C.–A.D. 9)
Date:
4th–2nd century B.C.
Culture:
China
Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); W. 2 3/8 in. (6 cm)
Classification:
Jade
Credit Line:
Gift of Ernest Erickson Foundation, 1985
Accession Number:
1985.214.100
Not on view
#8981. Overview: Polishing Jade/Qualities of Jade
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New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Ancient China," 2005.

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