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Jade Adz with Animal Masks
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Why this is a
Masterpiece

This historically significant jade adz has a green color and is heavily eroded. It has a single-side edge. At the end of both sides animal masks were carved.

History of the Object
The Longshan culture ( 龙山文化) was a late Neolithic culture in China, centered on the central and lower Yellow River and dated from about 3000 BC to 2000 BC. The Longshan culture is named after the town of Longshan in the east of the area under the administration of the city of Jinan, Shandong Province, where the first archaeological find (in 1928) and excavation (in 1930 and 1931) of this culture took place at the Chengziya Archaeological Site.

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Type
Decorative Art 
Materials
Jade 
Measurements
Thickness 0.5 cm. 
Creator name
Unknown 
Creator date
Unknown 
Where it was made
Longshan Culture 
Geography
China 
Time period
BCE 30th century ~ BCE 21th century 
Creation date
BCE; 30th Century BCE- 21st Century BCE; Neolithic Age,Early or Middle Phase of Longshan Culture 
Function
Ritual Object 
Acquisition
Collected at the Liangchengzhen site in Rizhao City in 1963 and then transferred to the museum. 
Copyright
 
Acknowledgements
 
Owner
Shandong Museum 
Museum
Shandong Museum 
Credit line
 

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