A bronze camel weight
Han dynasty, 1st century BC - 1st century AD, China
漢 前1世紀-1世紀 中國
Diameter: 7.5 cm, 3 inches
The weight depicts a seated dromedary camel in bronze, head raised and turned to the right, naturalistically modelled, coloured by a dark bronze and green patina, on a slight oval base intricate to the camel, and concave on the underside.