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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, early–mid 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

20 × 10.2 × 0.5 cm (7 7/8 × 4 × 3/16 in.)

Credit Line

Edward and Louise B. Sonnenschein Collection

Reference Number

1950.306

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