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Bronze Bronze rectangular Ding with animal mask motif
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Shang Dynasty 16th century-11st century B.C.

Unearthed at Zhengzhou,Henan

Height: 87cm

Mouth dimension: 67×61cm

 

It is the earliest largerectangular Ding discovered in China so far,  andit  is of great importance for the study of the socialsystem and casting technique of the Shang Dynasty.