Dagger axe (ge 戈), fragment reworked

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Historical period(s)
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty, ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Medium
Jade
Dimensions
H x W x D: 6.2 x 20.4 x 0.7 cm (2 7/16 x 8 1/16 x 1/4 in)
Geography
China, probably Henan province, Anyang
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number
S1987.648
On View Location
Smithsonian Castle, Commons Room
Classification(s)
Ceremonial Object, Jade
Type

Ceremonial object

Keywords
Anyang period (ca. 1300 - ca. 1050 BCE), China, Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Arthur M. Sackler 1913-1987
Diedrich Abbes 1866 - 1959

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

Copyright with museum