|Du Tige-Shapred Tally|
The Warring States Period (Qin)
Unearthed in 1957 from Duchengcun,Xi'an
This tiger-sharped tally has an inscription of 40 characters
indicating that the tally was the left tally controlled by a general
who garrisoned in a place called Du.In ancient China, the tally was
a token by used by the king to control his army.