Yu water vessel with animal mask pattern, late Shang dynamics, c. 13th-11th center BCE
- Image Number:K1A002104N000000000PAB Dynasty:Shang dynamics
- Function:Water vessel, ritual vessel
, It is a large organ with round abdomen and outstretched mouth margin. There are two appendages on the ventral side. The appendages and the organ body may be cast together for the second time. The body is decorated with animal face patterns. The head and lower jaw of the animal show obvious serrated teeth, and there are animal claws behind the lower jaw. The style is similar to the M1400 cup of Northwestern Ridge and the female good cup. There is still some clay at the bottom of the vessel. Tombs of the Shang Dynasty are generally rare. Yu was buried in large tombs, such as the M1400 tomb in the northwest of the royal tomb or the tomb of the empress and concubine
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