• Dagger-axe (ge 戈), fragment reworked
  • Dagger-axe (ge 戈), fragment reworked
  • Dagger-axe (ge 戈), fragment reworked

Dagger-axe (ge 戈), fragment reworked

Type
Ceremonial object: dagger-axe (ge)
Maker(s)
Artist: Erlitou culture 二里頭 (ca. 2000-1600 BCE)
Historical period(s)
Erlitou culture or early Shang dynasty, ca. 2000-ca. 1400 BCE
Object Date
ca. 2000-ca. 1400 BCE
Medium
Jade (nephrite)
Dimension(s)
H x W x D: 10.3 x 26.7 x 0.9 cm (4 1/16 x 10 1/2 x 3/8 in)
Origin
China, probably Henan province
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1941.3
戈(殘損后另加工)
二里頭文化(公元前2000 1600年)或早商(公元前1600-1400年)
中國,疑似河南省
軟玉
高10.3、寬26.7、厚0.9釐米
查爾斯·蘭·佛利爾基金捐購
器物標號: F1941.3
On View Location
Currently not on view
Provenance
Previous owner(s)
C.T. Loo & Company (1914-1948)
Description
Ceremonial weapon: Short, broad blade of mottled gray and gray green nephrite; weapon type; one conical perforation pierced from both sides.
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