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Axe 玉钺

A work made of jade.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of jade.

Date:

Neolithic period, c. 2500 B.C.
新石器时代良渚文化,约公元前2500年

Artist:

China

About this artwork

象牙色玉,有棕褐色和灰绿色斑。有蚀变。双面弧形刃,有肩(也称内)刃与内连接处有一小圆孔,为对穿而成。少量有肩钺可见于良渚文化。参见朱金坤主编《神圣与精致——良渚文化玉器研究》216页 图6,浙江省桐乡市新地里遗址出土石钺。

Status

On View, Gallery 131

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Axe 玉钺

Origin

China

Date

Made 2500 BCE

Medium

Jade

Dimensions

3 1/4 × 3 × 1/8 in. (8.25×7.62×0.32 cm)

Credit Line

Edward and Louise B. Sonnenschein Collection

Reference Number

1950.200

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