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Cong: O.53-1946

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Current Location: In storage

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Description

Mostly green stone, but areas at the sides altered to rich red brown. The central hole is drilled from both ends and is polished smooth on the inside. Probably from western China

Measurements and weight

Length: 8.8 cm
Width: 5.15 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1946) by Raphael, Oscar C.

Dating

2100 BC - 1600 BC

Materials used in production

Nephrite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: O.53-1946
Primary reference Number: 138814
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 17 January 2017 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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