Inscribed Turtle Plastron

Accession No. ZR041287
Period Shang Dynasty
Material Bones
Findspot Pit No.127 Hsiao-t'un, Yin-xu Site
Geographic Location Hsiao-t'un village, Anyang, Honan province, China


This oracle bone dates to the reign of King Wu Ting. The inquiry concerns the birth of a child to Queen Fu-hao of King Wu Ting. It predicts the fortune and gender of the baby from the date of birth.

Product from Museum of Institute of History and Philology