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[22 Aug 2009 | One Comment | 4,656 views]
Turquoise Inlaid Ivory Cup: A Luxury Taste of Wine

This ivory cup, using relief, line engraving, inlay, etc. a variety of techniques, is a rare art treasure.

It was unearthed from The Tomb of Lady Fu Hao at Yinxu, one of the oldest and largest archaeological sites in China and is one of the Historical capitals of China and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Yinxu is famous as the original source of oracle bones and oracle bone script, the earliest recorded form of Chinese writing.