Jade Decorative Piece of a Crested Human Head
Item No. : R009118
Late 14th-mid 11th century B.C.
Length 8.5 with 3.6 cm.
Tomb M331, Hsiao-t’un, Anyang, Honan
This piece, in the shape of the profile of a human head, can be divided into three sections: neck, head and crown. The features on the face are incised in thread relief. This rare piece is small in size, but is made of fine jade and delicately carved.