grave good

Replica of a ritual or funerary wine vessel, you, of the late Shang to middle Zhou dynasty (c.1500-1000 BC), the original of which would have been used as grave goods. It has a hinged handle and four legs. Cast with semi-relief zoomorphic and geometric decoration highlighted with green and brown pigment.

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