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Name:leopard-shaped bronze zhen

Time:【Western Han Dynasty】

Size:19.7cm in length, 11.1 cm in height

Source:Unearthed from the Tomb of King Chu of the Lion Rock from 1994 to 1995

Introduction:



Leopard-shaped bronze zhen is a matting utensil with a total of 2 pieces. The leopard is in a supine position with strong muscles. In Western Han Dynasty, the zhen with shapes of leopard, tiger and other fierce animal  contain the intention to ward off evil.