Lidded Ritual Ewer
Marvel at this abstract creature. Then step closer to see the shapes of over 20 real and imaginary animals carved into the vessel.
About the Model
Ritual drinking vessel with real and ancient Chinese imaginary creatures, such as dragons, birds, tigers, elephants, fish, snakes, and humans. How many creatures do you see?
Arts + Humanities
Shang dynasty, animal, Chinese art, art history, vessel, ritual, dragons, birds, tigers, elephants, fish, snakes, humans, history, social studies, culture, archaeology
May 17 2022