Du Tige-Shapred Tally

2017-05-15 14:21:57 , Source : The Government Website of Shaanxi Province

The Warring States Period (Qin)

Height:4.4cm Length:9.5cm

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.

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