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Dublin Core

Title

Bronze: implement

Description

One bronze dagger-axe or ge. Obverse and reverse exhibit green-brown patina. End of blade (yuan) is broken off. Head of yuan broadens into crosspiece extension (hu). Lower part of hu presents a rectangular perforation (qiong). Behind hu is a flange or nei the obverse and reverse of which is grooved with a simple U-shape.

Source

Rewi Alley

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

123.73x99.05mm (l x w)

Museum Ac. No.

C1956.435

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Period

Warring States Period (480-221 BC)

Collection

Citation

“Bronze: implement,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed August 14, 2022, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/885.