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Archaic Pi
  • China
  • Archaic Pi, Han dynasty (206 BCE–220 CE)
  • Where object was made: China
  • jade, nephrite, wood
  • Object Height/Diameter: 0.8 x 14.7 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5/16 x 5 3/4 in
  • Gift of Arthur S. Johnson and Helen Marcy Johnson
  • Not on display
  • 1979.0015
Description

Brown and green nephrite disc with a ciruclar hole in the middle. There are etched designs of court scenes around the hole. Fitted wooden stand included.