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Notched Axe

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Date:

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

Artist:

China

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Notched Axe

Place

China (Artist's nationality:)

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2000 BCE–1000 BCE

Medium

Jade

Dimensions

12.6 × 5.6 × 0.5 cm (6 × 2 1/4 × 3/16 in.)

Credit Line

Edward and Louise B. Sonnenschein Collection

Reference Number

1950.211

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