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Bronze rhino-shaped Zun, Western Han Dynasty (206 BC – AD 8)
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Bronze rhino-shaped Zun, Western Han Dynasty (206 BC – AD 8)

Author: unknown
Year: 2000
Description: Bronze Rhino-shaped Zun (wine vessel) inlaid with gold and silver cloud designs of the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC – AD 8). Excavated in 1963 from Doumacun (Xingping, Shaanxi Province), it has a height of 34.4 cm and a length of 58.1 cm. It is kept at the National Museum in Beijing. The rhinoceros stands with its head up. It is muscular, with accurate proportions, in a strong posture. On its back, there is an oval mouth with a lid. It represents the image of the Dicerorhinus sumatrensis that lived in ancient China. It is an exceptional artifact among the bronze wares of the Han Dynasty. For more details, visit the website: The reporting of the site is due to the courtesy of the Ukrainian scientist Eduard Olegovich Heyfets.
Location: Asia - East Asia - China
Subject: Culture - Art
Species: Sumatran Rhino
File Size: 681,4 kb
Dimensions: 1417x1050 px
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