Ornament with Faces of Human and Monster
On View In:
Gallery 215
Artist:   Artist Unknown  
Title:   Ornament with Faces of Human and Monster  
Date:   3300-2000 BCE  
Medium:   Calcified tan-grey jade  
Dimensions:   2 1/8 x 3 1/4 x 3/16 in. (5.4 x 8.26 x 0.48 cm)  
Credit Line:   Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury  
Location:   Gallery 215  


Object Description  
  
Inscriptions:    
Classification:   Jade (Do Not Use)  
Physical Description:   The design of a human face is incised on only the front side; the simple features of eyes, nose, rectangular mouth are slightly raised as cut from stencil; slightly convex; pale brown jade, calcified partially; two pairs of holes in the back along the edge  
Creation Place:   Asia, China, , ,  
Accession #:   50.46.230  
Owner:   The Minneapolis Institute of Arts