This vessel, 68.8-cm tall and 35.2-cm in diameter at the widest part, was unearthed from Tomb No.8 at the Jin site in the village of Beizhao, in 1992.
This vessel, 39-cm tall, 30.5-cm long, and 17.5-cm wide, was unearthed in the village of Beizhao, Tomb No.114 of the Jin site, in 1992.
This vessel, 34.6-cm tall, was unearthed in the village of Beizhao, at Tomb No.31 of the Jin site, in 1992.
There are 16 of these bells, 25.9-cm tall and 14.9cm in diameter, in all 14 of them bought overseas by the Shanghai Museum.
The Houma Alliance Inscriptions, written on stone and jade, are important evidence of the political struggles in Jin country, during the Spring and Autumn Period, with academic significance.
Shanxi has a historical status in the art of stone carving, with many pieces of stone artwork, from 2,000 years ago, in the Western Han Dynasty (206BC-AD24).
Shanxi province's bronze culture has a long history of exquisite workmanship and a unique style that spread across the whole province.