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Swallowtail Hafted Ax with Chevron Design

Period:
Bronze and Iron Age period
Date:
ca. 500 B.C.–A.D. 300
Culture:
Indonesia (Java, Lumajang, Pasiran)
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm); W. 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
Samuel Eilenberg Collection, Bequest of Samuel Eilenberg, 1998
Accession Number:
2001.433.406
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 244
Samuel Eilenberg , New York (until d. 1998; bequeathed to MMA)
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