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Knife Scabbard with Row of Birds

Date:
7th–5th century B.C.
Culture:
Northeast China
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
L. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene V. Thaw, 2002
Accession Number:
2002.201.11
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207
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