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Axe

A work made of jade.
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  • A work made of jade.

Date:

Neolithic period, probably Dawenkou culture, first half of 3rd millennium B.C.

Artist:

China

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 131

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Axe

Origin

China

Date

3000 BCE–2500 BCE

Medium

Jade

Dimensions

17.5 × 8.9 × 0.3 cm (6 7/8 × 3 1/2 × 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Edward and Louise B. Sonnenschein Collection

Reference Number

1950.305

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