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Axe Head

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Object Number:30-8-11
Current Location: Asia Galleries
Currently On Display
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Western Zhou Dynasty
Han Dynasty (uncertain)
Date Made: Western Zhou Dynasty
Early Date: -1027
Late Date: -771
Section:Asian
Materials:Jade
Credit Line:Purchased from A. W. Bahr, 1930

Description

Leaf green jade ax-head, with small iron brown area at the bottom and a dark streak diagonally across the upper right. There is a hole near one end. It may be an archaistic piece which was made during the 20th century to imitate earlier ancient models.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Bronze and Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Jul 2001) View Objects in Exhibition
Chinese Jades: an Exhibition at the University Museum University of Pennsylvania (18 May 1978 - 30 Jul 1978) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] 1978. Chinese Jades: An Exhibition at The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 16View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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