ca. 3500–2000 BCE one of the rarest examples of jade from the Hongshan culture of Neolithic Northern China Hongshan jades show an utmost command of the material. Large ceremonial structures built with rocks and graves lined with stone slabs have been excavated at Hongshan sites and jade is the only precious material. [No mention here to confirm findings huge female artifacts at a massive wooden shrine indicating Female deity worship].
Red Bird ( Suzaku ) Murals (Color). Goguryo-time (before 668), probably the 7th century .; Kanso Middle Tomb, North Korea Source: June's Memo ., Blog (Last Accessed: 2014/1) The Red Bird of the South (jap. Suzaku). Mural from inside a hill tomb of the Korean kingdom of Goguryeo.
Fragment of a casting mold with dragon motif, early 5th century B.C. Eastern Zhou dynasty. China.The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Lent by the Shanghai Museum | This work is featured in our “Innovation and Spectacle: Chinese Ritual Bronzes” exhibition, on view through March 22, 2015. #AsianArt100