University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameGe 戈
Object Number: 84-21-2
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: China
Period: Warring States
Date Made: Warring States
Early Date: -475
Late Date: -221
Copper Alloy
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bull, 1984


Bronze dagger-axe (Ge 戈). Blade with extension and long tang. Bevelled edge on both sides of blade and part of tang. T-shaped cross section at juncture of blade and tang with three rectangular holes on blade side. Single hole in tang. Pale green patina.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Bronze and Metal-Working (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Jan 1987 - Feb 1988)View Objects in Exhibition
The Bull Collection (16 Oct 1997 - 08 Dec 1997)View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue] 1983. Important Chinese Works of Art: The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Bull. : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 28View Objects cited in this Publication

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