This piece was unearthed during the third season of the Institute's excavations at Yin-hsü. Tung Tso-pin argued that the inscriptions on this deer head were carved in the tenth year of King Ti Hsin of the Shang. They recorded the hunting of Ti Hsin at .The oracle bone inscription on the Academia Sincia emblem, representing the humanities, comes from this piece.
Late 14th-mid 11th century B.C.
Length 10.5,Width 12.5cm
YH127, Hsiao-t'un, Anyang, Honan