三星堆騎駱駝持璧祭司, H.18.5cm, W.17cm, 1637.7grams。本件玉持璧祭司座, 騎士面具及服裝的造型, 與鎮國將軍較小之武士所戴面具祭司及服裝相似, 而該武士底座則刻有戰國風格之辟邪,因此, 推論本件為古蜀文化戰國時代的作品。駱駝雙峰, 體形豐滿肥碩, 眼睛炯炯有神, 昂首張嘴作嘶叫狀, 準備起程於一望無垠的沙漠, 在起程前祭司持璧祭祀, 祈求上天保佑旅途安全。本件之玉質為和田白玉, 全器受鐵礦及泥土侵蝕, 呈紅色及黃色擴散暈沁色及溶蝕孔差異風化增生晶體現像明顯。
Having two humps, the camel of this artifact is bosom. With piercing gleam eyes, the camel is open its mouth to the outcry. The priest holding bi on the camelback preparing for a long and tough journey in the immense desert. The artifact is made of pale tone nephrite with obvious phenomena of red-brown diffusive markings, cleaving veins, and dissolved pits. With mastery workmanship, this rare Sanxingdui Culture object is really a masterpiece to collect.
- quality of jade:9
- rareness: 10
- historical and cultural significance: 9
- workmanship: 9
- size: 7
- condition: 9