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Notched and Grooved Axe

A work made of jade.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of jade.

Date:

Shang dynasty (c. 1600–1046 BC), late 2nd millennium B.C.

Artist:

China

About this artwork

On View

Arts of Asia, Gallery 131

Title

Notched and Grooved Axe

Origin

China

Date

1250 BCE–1000 BCE

Medium

Jade

Dimensions

12.1 × 8.9 × 0.8 cm (4 3/4 × 3 1/2 × 5/16 in.)

Credit Line

Edward and Louise B. Sonnenschein Collection

Reference Number

1950.206

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