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Ritual Blade

Object Number:
30-8-12
Current Location:
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Formative Period
Date Made:
Formative Period
Early Date:
-2100
Late Date:
-1700
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Jade
Description:
Dagger. Very thin dull gray-green jade. Imprint of textile and traces of red pigment. Impressions of ribbed fabric, side a (not pseudomorphic); impressions on side b different from side a. Fiber not identifiable for either. Yarn-fabric structures are white.
Credit Line:
Purchased from A. W. Bahr

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Bronze and Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Jul 2001)
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Chinese Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Feb 1986 - Sep 1987)
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Bibliography:

[Article] Lyons, Elizabeth. 1978. Chinese Jades: The Role of Jade in Ancient China: An Introduction to a Special Exhibition at The University Museum. Expedition. 20 (3): 4-20. : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 8,9
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[Article] 1930. Some Ancient Chinese Jades. The University Museum Bulletin. 1 (4): 15-19. : Page/Fig./Plate: 15-19
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