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商青銅鉞
Axe

Period:
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600–1046 B.C.)
Date:
13th–12th century B.C.
Culture:
China
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 11 in. (27.9 cm); L. 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
Purchase, Arthur M. Sackler Gift, Bequest of Dorothy Graham Bennet, and Ann Eden Woodward Foundation Gift, 1976
Accession Number:
1976.49
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207
[ Eskenazi Ltd. , London, until 1976; sold to MMA]
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