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Sword Guard (Tsuba)

Date: ca. 3rd century–538
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Iron
Dimensions: H. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm); W. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm); Wt. 2 oz. (56.7 g)
Classification: Sword Furniture-Tsuba
Credit Line: Gift of Bashford Dean, 1914
Accession Number: 14.100.15

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