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Axe Head

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Object Number:
30-8-4
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Shang Dynasty
Date Made:
Early Shang Dynasty
Early Date:
-1750
Late Date:
-1389
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Jade
Technique:
Drilled
Polished
Description:
Jade axe-head. Heavy, green jade with iron spots-large chip in edge of blade. One side rounded and beveled. Edge beveled. Cone shaped perforation drilled from one side.
Credit Line:
Purchased from A. W. Bahr

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Feb 1986 - Sep 1987)
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