University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:30-8-12
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Formative Period
Date Made: Formative Period
Early Date: -2100
Late Date: -1700
Section:Asian
Materials:Jade
Credit Line:Purchased from A. W. Bahr, 1930

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Feb 1986 - Sep 1987) View Objects in Exhibition
Chinese Bronze and Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Jul 2001 - 05 Feb 2018) View Objects in Exhibition

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: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 20. no. 3. pg. 4-20 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 8,9View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] 1930. "Some Ancient Chinese Jades". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 1. no. 4. pg. 15-19 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 15-19View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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