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Bronze rectangular Ding with animal mask motif
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Bronze rectangular Ding with animal maskmotif

Shang Dynasty 16th century-11st century B.C.

Unearthed at Zhengzhou,Henan

Height: 87cm

Mouth dimension: 67×61cm

 

This Ding is the earliest largerectangular Ding discovered in China so far. It is of greatimportance for the study of the social system and casting techniqueof the Shang Dynasty.