|Beast-Head-Shaped Agate Cup,A Wine Vessel|
The Tang Dynasty
Length:13.5 cm Diameter of Mouth:5.9 cm
Unearthed in 1970 at Hejiacun,Xi'an
With an exotic style, this cup was made in the shape of a beast's head.It has
an antelope-head shaped handle.If the gold on its mouth was removed,wine could
flow out of the mouth.It was regarded as proof of the cultural exchange between
China and other nations during the Tang Dynasty.