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Dublin Core

Title

Bronze: implement

Description

One tongue-shaped bronze dagger-axe (ge). Obverse and reverse exhibit green patina. Behind blade (yuan) is a ring-shaped socket for a staff. The other side of the socket terminates in a rectangular flange (nei) the obverse and reverse of which present moulded serpentine patterns.

Source

Rewi Alley

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

218x27x82mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1956.345

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Period

Zhou Dynasty (1046-256 B.C.)

Collection

Citation

“Bronze: implement,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed July 25, 2024, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/806.