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Bronze Jue, wine vessel
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Shang Dynasty(16th century-11st century B.C.)

Unearthed at Xinzheng, Henan

Height: 14.5cm

Length: 19.5cm

The Jue has a thin spout at the front like a beak, a tail at theback and slender legs below the belly. Two small pillars are on thespout. It is one of the earliest bronze containers in China sofar.