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Ivory Hu Board

Sui Dynasty

Length: 27.5cm   Width: 3.2cm

Unearthed from the eastern suburbs of Xi'an City in 1982

This is an Ivory huban, a reminder or prompter used by officials at the meeting with emperors. Such ivory reminders are entitled to be used by high ranking officials while bamboo ones are used by the lower level officials.