新石器时代良渚文化 玉琮

Jade (nephrite) | 25.4cm | c. 2400 B.C.

Unknown Artist

Among Neolithic jades, the cong displays the most complex form: a cylindrical tube encased in a square prism that gently tapers from top to bottom. Simple masks with circular eyes and bar-shaped mouths decorate the corners. Enigmatic in function and ...
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