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Bronze four legs Gong, wine container
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Late Shang Dynasty

Unearthed at Anyang, Henan

Height: 36cm

Length: 46.5cm

The Gong was unearthed at a tomb of the Yin ruins. It is elaborately decorated with lively animal designs. It has an ox head in the front of the lid and a bird at the back of the lid, and a beast head-shaped handle. Its body is decorated with dragons pattern. The inscription is carved in the cover and the vessel belly.