Dagger-axe (ge 戈), fragment reworked

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Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
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On View
Smithsonian Castle, Commons Room
ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Period
Late Shang dynasty
Accession Number
S1987.648
Topic
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)
Anyang period (ca. 1300 - ca. 1050 BCE)
China
Chinese Art
WWII-era provenance
Origin
Anyang, probably Henan province, China
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)
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Type
Jade
Ceremonial Object