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商嵌松石青銅獸首刀
Animal-Head Knife

Period:
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600–1046 B.C.)
Date:
11th century B.C.
Culture:
China
Medium:
Bronze inlaid with turquoise
Dimensions:
H. 10 15/16 in. (27.8 cm); W. 1 9/16 (4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
Gift of Ernest Erickson Foundation, 1985
Accession Number:
1985.214.26
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207
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