Mediterranean civilization, the firstborn Lamb (otherwise known as St. John of the Lambs), as a spring, a symbol of victory. Judaism, Christianity, Islam, all kinds of occasions, the lamb sacrifice, especially the “Lamb of God,” the blood of the Lamb, salvation exorcising the symbolism of the original Christian doctrine even Christ the Lamb. John said of Jesus “the Lamb of God, except the sin of the world. Judaism used two male goat for a sin offering “is commonly known as a” scapegoat “. The bronze possess ample significance as the religious vessels, sacrificial wares and the daily necessities. Hunan unearthed bronze focus on the performance of the square statue of the bronze four sheep sheep, on the one hand, retains the original totem worship, another alternative to sheep as a sacrifice to the gods of the mean, also includes a look forward to prosperous sheep and other livestock , or it may sprout later on sheep all the concepts. He was not one can not speak for the owner of the sheep statue, artifacts, but themselves and their home country hope for the Department.
The copper statue was popular in the Shang and Western Zhou Dynasty, is a drinking utensils. Square statue of the bronze four sheep in China existing in the Shang Dynasty bronze square statue of the largest one, weighing 34 kg, with its unique shape, which should enter the treasure trove of antiques. Bronze four sheep parties respect the Shang late partial early bronze. Belongs to the ritual, ritual supplies. Existing in China, the Shang bronzes in the largest square statue, 58.3 cm high, weighing 34.5 kg in 1938 unearthed in Hunan Ningxiang County Huangcun Mountain Shop turn ears Lun on the hillside. The formal beauty of bronze includes the political, religious and other cultural contents. Now in the possession of the Beijing National Museum of China. Bronze four sheep parties respect the body of a square, square mouth, along the Choker of the rim outer luxury every Collage is 52.4 cm long, the side length is almost close to the body of a 58.3 cm height. Long-necked, high handle.
The tall neck, the four sides decorated with banana leaf stripes, triangular double-lines, and animal faces. The middle of the statue’s center of gravity. Respect the four corners of the plastic one sheep. Shoulder the four corners of the four volumes of the angle of a sheep’s head, sheep’s head and sheep neck stretched out on the device outside, and the sheep body and leg of lamb attached to the respect for the abdomen and ring foot. Respect belly is the sheep’s chest, leg of lamb is attached to the ring foot on the commitment to respect the weight of the body. Sheep back of the chest and neck decorated with a scaly pattern on both sides decorated with beautiful long crown phoenix ring-foot is the double-lines. The bronze still kept and inherited the religion and culture of the primitive clans.
Fang Zun shoulder decorated with high relief snake and the claws of dragons, the statue is surrounded by the middle of two sheep next to at the pair of ceratopsian stuck device table from the parties respect each side of the right shoulder meandering in the former ranks of the middle. All decorated with fine thunder pattern. The bronze, produced in such an era, were no wonder imprinted with the mark of the times. The device corners and surrounded by the center line of co-Fan are designed to grow the ridge edge, its role is to co-errors that may arise in order to cover up together Fan decoration. According to the archaeologists analysis bronze four sheep side statue is cast in two sub-casting technique, namely, first claw with the leading single cast is good, then configure it outside the range, and then the whole cast. Entire objects casting blocks Fan France, all in one, gods, shows a superb level of casting.