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Object Number: 30-8-10
Current Location: China Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: China
Period: Shang Dynasty
Date Made: Shang Dynasty
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1100
Credit Line:Purchased from A. W. Bahr, 1930


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.

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