Dagger-axe (ge)

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Historical period(s)
Shang dynasty, ca. 1600-1050 BCE
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W: 23.6 x 6.8 cm (9 5/16 x 2 11/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1953.62
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Weapon and Armament
Type

Weapon: dagger axe (ge)

Keywords
casting, China, Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Fritz Low-Beer

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

Copyright with museum