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Axe

A work made of jade.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of jade.

Date:

Neolithic period, probably Songze culture, c. 4000–3000 B.C.

Artist:

China

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 131

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Axe

Origin

China

Date

4000 BCE–3000 BCE

Medium

Jade

Dimensions

17.1 × 6.9 × 0.3 cm (6 3/4 × 2 3/4 × 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Edward and Louise B. Sonnenschein Collection

Reference Number

1950.513

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