Jade & Crystal Ornament

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Liana Miate
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published on 23 November 2016

Jade, gilded bronze and rock crystal jewellery piece. 56 cm (length). Tang Dynasty, 669 CE. Excavated from the tomb of Liu Zhi (civil official), and his consort. Northwest University, Chang'an District, Xi'an. Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology, 2003. (Photo taken at the Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney Australia)



About the Author

Liana Miate
Liana is the Social Media Editor for Ancient History Encyclopedia. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in ancient Greece, Rome & Late Antiquity. She is particularly passionate about Rome and Greece, and anything to do with mythology or women.

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