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Thursday, March 09, 2017

ancient dog bell

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Eric Lidow (AC1998.251.46) www.lacma.org
This bronze bell, about 1.5" x 1.75", hung on the collar of a dog in late Shang Dynasty China.  That means the dog who wore this was trotting about going "ding ding ding" somewhere round 1300 to 1050 B.C.

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