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

Unearthed at Anyang, Henan

Height: 5.6cm

Width: 2.8cm

The jade was unearthed at the Fuhao tomb of the Yinruins. Fuhao was the wife of King Wuding of the Shang Dynasty. Ahole was drilled under the neck of the jade person, through which acord can be threaded for wearing.