Inscribed Bovid Talus

Accession No. R044854
Period Shang Dynasty
Material Bones
Findspot Ash Pit No. 6 Hsiao-t'un, Yin Xu site
Geographic Location Hsiao-t'un village, Anyang, Honan province, China
Dimension H. 7.3 cm; W. 5.7 cm; D. 4.5 cm

Description

An inscription on Bovid left talus bone, recording a sacrifice offered to Ta-I by the King of Shang . Shang dynasty.(1400-1100B.C.)