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Title

Pi Disk

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

206 B.C.-A.D. 220

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G215
Pi Disk, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Jade (Do Not Use) | Grey-green mottled nephrite (jade)
Size: 9 5/16 x 1/8 in. (23.65 x 0.32 cm) (outer diameter)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Han dynasty, 3rd century B.C.-A.D. 3rd century
Physical Description: grey-green mottled jade. Openwork curvilinear designs suggest pairs of phoenixes and dragons.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury
Accession Number: 50.46.315
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009