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Table 1 Selected samples from Xigoupan M2

From: China and the steppe: technological study of precious metalwork from Xigoupan Tomb 2 (4th–3rd c. BCE) in the Ordos region, Inner Mongolia

Sample Object Dimensions (cm) Thickness (μm) Weight (g) Current condition
XGP1769.7 Gold appliqué with reclining horses L 11.7, W 5.7 200 13.0 Well-preserved
XGP1770.8 Gold appliqué with deer L 10.9, W 7.9 80–93 16.0 Well-preserved
XGP1776.14 Gold appliqué with confronting beasts L 7.6, W 7.0 80–100 11.0 Well-preserved
XGP1785.23 Gold eagle-shaped appliqué L 4.7, W 3.4 68–72 3.0 Well-preserved
XGP1800.38 Silver horse harness ornament L 2.9, W 6.0   31.0 Well-preserved