Mottled pale ochre jade. Truncated tube shape with incised ribbon design. Use as a symbol of the earth and an emblem of rank by women of high status. From its length this ts'ung is classified as a tsu-ts'ung, emblem of imperial power.

Cong, 1122-722 BCE

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Details
Title
Cong
Role
Artist
Accession Number
50.46.304
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Mottled pale ochre jade. Truncated tube shape with incised ribbon design. Use as a symbol of the earth and an emblem of rank by women of high status. From its length this ts'ung is classified as a tsu-ts'ung, emblem of imperial power.