Time bell of Zong zhou, late Western Zhou period, 857-828 BCE
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Tile shaped oblate bell, There are eighteen pieces on each side of the curved mouth. The dance part is decorated with cloud patterns, the seal character part is arranged diagonally, decorated with S-shaped double Kui dragon patterns, and the drum part is decorated with symmetrical dragon patterns in the middle. The inscriptions of Zhengjian and Gubu are connected in 112 characters (Chongwen 8 and Hewen 2), and the inscriptions of the Western Qing Dynasty Gujian are not arranged according to the original style. The maker of the instrument “㝬” was proved to be Hu, King Li of Zhou. The instruments made by King Li can still be seen in the Five Sacrificial Bell (Integration 00358) and Gui (Integration 04317) unearthed in Fufeng, West Zha
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