Permanent Collection

The Ruins of Yin (Late 14th century – Mid 11th century BC)


Oracle Bone (Turtle Plastron) Ping-pien 548

Resource Identifier:

R044506

Description:

This oracle bone dates back to the reign of King Wu Ting. The divination was related to sacrifice dedicated to ancestor Fu I to exorcise disasters inflicted on Fu -Hao.

Date:

Late 14th-mid 11th century B.C.

Format:

Length 21.5,Width 11.2

Coverage:

YH127, Hsiao-t'un