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Dublin Core

Title

Bronze: implement

Description

One slender bronze dagger. Exhibits green-brown patina. Upper butt moulded into opposed horn spirals. Obverse and reverse of butt present moulded linear scale pattern and a stylized human mask at the juncture of butt and blade.

Source

Rewi Alley

Provenance

Gifted by Alley to Canterbury Museum during a visit to Christchurch in 1973.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

236x35x12mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1973.9

Usage Rights

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Period

Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD)

Collection

Citation

“Bronze: implement,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed October 23, 2021, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/834.