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Dublin Core

Title

Implement: harness medallion

Description

One round, copper and green coloured metal harness medallion. Carved patterns on an inner circle with a carved design of four snake-like dragons around the outside, whose heads project beyond the outer circular border. Engraved detail on inner circle and outer circle edge. Detail on one side only. Pierced ‘eyes’ for attachment.

Source

Rewi Alley

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

94x10mm (dia x thickness)

Museum Ac. No.

C1960.50

Usage Rights

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Period

Zhou Dynasty (1046-256BC) - Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD)

Citation

“Implement: harness medallion,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed December 4, 2021, http://www.rewialleyart.nz/items/show/829.