Keywords: dagger-axe

33 objects

Dagger-axe (ge 戈)

Large emblematic weapon of the type ko [ge] (Broken in two and mended; one chip missing). Mottled gray, black and brownish nephrite, somewhat translucent; decorative band of parallel and criss cross lines engraved on the butt of the blade; a conical perforation in the tang; inscription of thirty characters. Acquired with a wooden box, lid …