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商至西周青銅戈
Dagger-Axe

Period:
Shang (ca. 1600–1046 B.C.)–Western Zhou (1046–771 B.C.) dynasty
Date:
11th–10th century B.C.
Culture:
China
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
W. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm); L. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
Gift of Ernest Erickson Foundation, 1985
Accession Number:
1985.214.25
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207
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