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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Chinese
Title:Horned Owl
Date Made:Shang Dynasty (17th -11th century BCE)
Type:Sculpture
Materials:Nephrite
Place Made:China
Measurements:overall: 1 9/16 in x 3/4 in x 5/8 in; 4 cm x 1.9 cm x 1.6 cm
Narrative Inscription:  umarked
Accession Number:  SC 1959.242.1
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Ivan B. Hart
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Description:
greenish white stylized horned owl with squared cowrie design on ear, horizontal line across beak, C-shaped spirals on wing, chest, legs and tail, hanging blade design on back body, perforation drilled from both sides runs from top to back head; bird

Keywords/Tags:
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