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Plaque with Human Head 石家河文化玉兽面

A flat, light-colored and almost opalescent sculpted face with a flat edge at top and bottom, large round eyes, circle earrings, and protrusions at right and left.
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  • A flat, light-colored and almost opalescent sculpted face with a flat edge at top and bottom, large round eyes, circle earrings, and protrusions at right and left.

Date:

late Neolithic period, Shejiahe culture, c. 2500/2000 B.C.

Artist:

China

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 131

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Plaque with Human Head 石家河文化玉兽面

Origin

China

Date

2500 BCE–2000 BCE

Medium

Jade

Dimensions

4.4 × 8.9 × 0.9 cm (1 3/4 × 3 1/2 × 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Edward and Louise B. Sonnenschein Collection

Reference Number

1950.372

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