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Zhong with interlaced hydra tie

Name:Zhong with interlaced hydra tie


Level: Important Antiquities


The Bell Jong was found in Hsincheng, Henan in 1923. It is a vessel of the Spring-and-Autumn period. Te Jong (特鐘)is a single-hanged bell, large, without tunes. There are openwork dragons as knots to hang the bell. Three rows of round convex nipples in the shaped of interlaced dragons circle around the main body of the bell. Between the nipples are two entwined dragons. The lower part is filled with more dragons. The part is called Gu (鼓), on which they ring the bell.