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Title: Short Sword (Duan Jian)
Date: ca. 4th–1st century BCE
Culture: Eastern Central Asia
Medium: Steel, bronze, gold
Dimensions: L. 26 3/8 in. (67 cm); W. 2 in. (5.1 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 6.5 oz. (637.9 g)
Credit Line: Purchase, Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Funds from various donors, by exchange, 1998
Accession Number: 1998.418
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