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Native NameMao
Object Number: 79-21-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: China
Period: Zhou Dynasty
Date Made: Zhou Dynasty
Early Date: -1027
Late Date: -256
Materials:Copper Alloy
Credit Line:Purchased from Sotheby Parke Bernet, 1979


Bronze, hollow, faceted, octagonal shaft is cast with a flat triangular double edged blade. Smooth olive green surface with patches of bright green encrustation.

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