• 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: 7.6 x 23.8 x 0.5 cm (3 x 9 3/8 x 3/16 in)
Origin
China, probably Henan province
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1987.701

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7.6、寬23.8、厚0.5釐米
亞瑟·M·賽克勒贈送
器物編號: S1987.701

 

On View Location
Currently not on view
Provenance
Previous owner(s)
C.T. Loo & Company (1914-1948)
Diedrich Abbes (1866-1959)
Dr. Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987)
Description
Blade, pointed, slightly curved with a low ridge in the center; band of incised lozenges around the center; pierced twice; translucent greenish tan. (Mostly calcified; brown surface deposit.)

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