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Shang Dynasty Period
Bronze Cooking Cauldron
雷纹鼎    烹饪器

The band of decorations around the body of this cauldron is considered to be cloud-like. The cauldron was used as a cooking vessel during the Shang Dynasty period (16th to the 11th century BC). It was excavated at Laoniupo, Xi'an.

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Last update: March 2010
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