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Object Number: 30-8-12
Current Location: China Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: China
Period: Formative Period
Date Made: Formative Period
Early Date: -2100
Late Date: -1700
Credit Line:Purchased from A. W. Bahr, 1930


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)View Objects in Exhibition


[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. 20 (3): 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. 1 (4): 15-19. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 15-19View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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