Ritual wine container (Hu), early 5th century B.C. Eastern Zhou dynasty, Spring and Autumn period (77–476 B.C.). China. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Lent by the Shanghai Museum. |This work is featured in our “Innovation and Spectacle: Chinese Ritual Bronzes” exhibition, on view through March 22, 2015. #AsianArt100
https://flic.kr/p/cVRhfU | Dedications from Berekla | Inv. 13060 & 13057: Figurines of shepherds wearing a hat, cape, and closed shoes. Late 6th-early 5th c. BCE Miniature bronze votives from the sanctuary of Pan Nomios at Berekla (Neda), Parrhasia, Arkadia, Greece. National Archaeological Museum Athens, Greece
Container with spiral decoration, Bronze and Iron Age, Late period, 300 B.C.–200 A.D. Thailand. The large flowing spirals covering the surface of this elegant container are among the most prevalent of the geometric motifs that decorate bronze ritual and luxury objects produced in many regions of present-day Thailand from the fourth century B.C. to the third century A.D.