University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:30-8-11
Current Location: Collections Storage
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

Jade ax-head. Leaf green jade, with small iron brown area at bottom, and dark streak diagonally across upper right. Hole near one end. May be an archaistic piece.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Bronze and Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Jul 2001 - 05 Feb 2018) View Objects in Exhibition

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