University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 30-8-4
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Shang Dynasty
Date Made: Early Shang Dynasty
Early Date: -1750
Late Date: -1389
Section:Asian
Materials:Jade
Technique:Drilled
Polished
Credit Line:Purchased from A. W. Bahr, 1930

Description

Jade axe-head. Heavy, green jade with iron spots-large chip in edge of blade. One side rounded and beveled. Edge beveled. Cone shaped perforation drilled from one side.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Feb 1986 - Sep 1987)View Objects in Exhibition

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