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Ritual Blade

Object Number:
30-8-10
Current Location:
China Gallery
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Shang Dynasty
Date Made:
Shang Dynasty
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1100
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Jade
Description:
Jade blade. Blue and gray green blade, axe or chisel. Has two perforations, one near narrow end, one close to long edge. They are bored from different sides-perhaps at different times. A worn groove is visible from the narrow end to the perforation. Similar to one found at a Lungshan site.
Credit Line:
Purchased from A. W. Bahr

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Bronze and Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Jul 2001)
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