Bi Disk Dark Green and Mottled Jade (45480)
dark green mottled jade, Liangzhu Culture (3400 – 2200 BCE) | h8.25 w8.25 d0.5″ | h9.5 w8.25 d3.5″ (with stand)
The bi is a circular ancient Chinese jade artifact. The earliest bi were produced in the Neolithic period by the Liangzhu culture (3400-2250 BC). Later examples date from the Shang, Zhou, and Han dynasties. They were also made in glass.