FMNH 233912.1,.2

  • 233912:  inscribed tablet
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    Description: Inscribed stone slab [tablet] and corresponding rubbing. Obverse face inscribed with a poem whose theme depends upon the qualities of the stone to reinforce its sentiment. Rubbing is a copy of the inscribed poem. Reverse of this calcareous limestone slab is an irregular layer composed of a tangled mass of fossil trilobites, one of which is Drepanura premesnili. Fossil invertebrates dating from the Paleozoic Era, some hundreds of millions of years ago.
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Catalog Number: 233912.1,.2
Description: inscribed tablet and stand
Materials: stone; limestone, fossil trilobites, wood
Cultural Attribution: Han Chinese
Time Period: Late Qing Dynasty - Late Ch'ing
Locality: Asia, China
Accession Number: [2681] Field Museum of Natural History - Geology Department (Transfer)
Accession Year:
Continent: Asia
Country: China
Collector/Source: Field Museum of Natural History - Geology Department, Able W. Bahr
EMu IRN: 1140569
GUID: 9e44adf7-a59a-47f7-bf19-06f97454ea54

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