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Oracle bone

Period:
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600–1046 B.C.)
Culture:
China
Medium:
Inscribed bone
Dimensions:
W. 5 in. (12.7 cm); L. 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm)
Classification:
Bone
Credit Line:
Gift of Paul E. Manheim, 1967
Accession Number:
67.43.16
Not on view
Inscription: 4 columns with 8 characters in each.
Paul E. Manheim , New York (until 1967; donated to MMA)
New York. Queensborough Library Project. "Man Mastery Magick," October 15, 1971–June 12, 1972.

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