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Notched 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), 2nd millennium B.C.

Artist:

China

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 131

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Notched Axe

Origin

China

Date

2000 BCE–1000 BCE

Medium

Jade

Dimensions

12.54 × 5.56 × 0.48 cm (6 × 2 1/5 × 3/16 in.)

Credit Line

Edward and Louise B. Sonnenschein Collection

Reference Number

1950.211

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