Bronze Bo with Design of Four Tigers

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China
BCE 16th century ~ BCE 11th century
  • Type
    Archaeological
  • Materials
    Bronze
  • Measurements
    Weight: 13.4 kilogram, Height: 32.5 cm, Thickness: 0.8cm. Width and Length at the Top are: 18.2cm and 12.5cm, Width and Length at the Mouth are: 26.2cm and 20cm.
  • Creator name
    Unknown
  • Creator date
    Unknown
  • Where it was made
    Hunan Province, China
  • Time period
    BCE 16th century ~ BCE 11th century
  • Creation date
    BCE; 16th Century BCE - 11th Century BCE
  • Function
    Musical instrument used when a sacrifice was performed.
  • Acquisition
    It was discovered when a farmer was digging and laying the foundation for a house in Min’an Village, Shaodong County, Hunan Province in 1985. Later it was collected by Hunan Provincial Museum.
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