Cooper wheel with iron axel in Western Han Dynaty

Collected in Yangzhou Han Guangling Tomb Museum

16.2 cm in diameter, 3 cm in thickness

Unearthed in II tomb Shenju Mountain Gaoyou, Yanzhou in 1980

The Iron shaft is severely corroded, but the copper wheel is well-preserved. This copper wheel is mounted on the sleepers to push the coffin.