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Dublin Core

Title

Bronze: implement

Description

One bronze dagger-axe (ge). Obverse and reverse exhibit green patina. Ge consists of an elongated blade (yuan) behind which is a flange (nei) perforated by a small hole. Obverse and reverse of nei present turquoise inlay.

Source

Rewi Alley

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

250x77x5mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1956.353

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Period

Zhou Dynasty (1046-256)

Collection

Citation

“Bronze: implement,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed October 23, 2021, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/810.