Dagger axe (ge 戈)

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Maker(s)
Artist: Erlitou culture 二裏頭 (ca. 2000-1600 BCE)
Historical period(s)
Eriltou culture or early Shang dynasty, ca. 2000-ca. 1400 BCE
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions
H x W x D: 11.8 x 84.1 x 0.9 cm (4 11/16 x 33 1/8 x 3/8 in)
Geography
China, Probably Henan province
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1917.396.1
On View Location
Freer Gallery 19: Afterlife: Ancient Chinese Jades
Classification(s)
Ceremonial Object, Jade
Type

Ceremonial object

Keywords
China, Erlitou period (ca. 2000 - 1600 BCE), nephrite
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Duanfang 1861-1911

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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