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Tsun Vessel (陸尊)

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pair of ox heads and a band of k'uei dragons appear on the upper section of the vessel belly, and a band of k'uei dragons decorates the lower section. Both sections have angular spirals as background. There are a total of twenty-four inscribed characters on the vessel, noting that Lu was granted some cowries by the duke for having followed him, and that Lu used the cowries to make this precious vessel as a sacrificial offering to Fu I.

Mid 11th century-771 B.C.

Height22.9,diameter of mouth 19.7 cm

Tomb M60, Hsin-ts’un, Chun-hsien, Honan



Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica

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