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Dagger and Sheath

Period: late Eastern Zhou (770–256 B.C.)–Han (206 B.C.–A.D. 220) dynasty
Date: ca. 3rd century B.C.
Culture: China
Medium: Bronze, gold
Dimensions: Dagger and sheath L. 9 in. (22.9 cm); Dagger (hilt only) 3 11/16 in. (9.4 cm) Sheath L. 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm); W. 2 1/16 in. (5.2 cm); D. 5/16 in. (.8 cm)
Classification: Metalwork
Credit Line: Seymour Fund, 1969
Accession Number: 69.218a, b

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