Gui food container with cooked bean design, early Western Zhou period, c. 11th-10th century BCE
- Image Number:K1A001844N000000000PAD
- Dynasty:Western Zhou dynamics
- <function:ritual, Food utensil
- Description:. The abdomen is decorated with animal patterns on the snail body opposite to each other. The mouth is wide open, and there are three-dimensional tusks interlaced up and down. The feet are decorated with Kui dragon patterns. Most of the animal patterns on the snail body were found in the bronze Gui in the early Western Zhou Dynasty, and were mainly unearthed in Baoji and Qishan areas in Shaanxi, such as Daijiawan in Baoji, Shaanxi, and No.1 Tomb of Gaojiabao in Jingyang. Another Gui (bronze 2123) with animal design and snail body of the same type is kept in our hospital. It is of the same size and weight. It should have been the same group
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