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Sword Pommel

Date:
probably 6th century
Geography:
Saitama Prefecture
Culture:
Japanese or Korean
Medium:
Bronze, gold
Dimensions:
L. 2 5/16 in. (5.87 cm); W. 1 7/8 in. (4.76 cm)
Classification:
Sword Fittings
Credit Line:
Gift of a Trustee of the Museum, 1917
Accession Number:
17.211.20
Not on view
Provenance: Yomyo, Kodama-gun, Saitama prefecture, Musashi province.
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