Silk Road Collection
East Asia

The Plate Decorated with Patterns of Animals Fighting with Each Other

  • East Asia
  • Ordos, China
  • from the 2nd to the 1st centuries BC
  • The Western Han Dynasty
  • bronze
  • 7.8cm in height

The accessories that the nobles used for belt buckles in ancient China. There are buttons on the back. Among the unearthed objects from the tombs, luxuries made of gold, silver, glass, and jade are common.