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Long Dagger-Axe (Ge) with Curved, Inlaid Haft

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Long Dagger-Axe (Ge) with Curved, Inlaid Haft, 14th cent. BCE - 11th cent. BCE
Alternate Title: ko
Dagger-axe
Chinese
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14th-11th century BCE
Shang dynasty, c. 1600-c. 1050 BCE
Creation Place: China
Bronze with turquoise inlay
L. 40.2 x W. 9.4 x Thickness 1.0 cm (15 13/16 x 3 11/16 x 3/8 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
, 1943.52.8
Provenance
[C. T. Loo & Co., New York, October 1, 1940] sold; to Grenville L. Winthrop, New York (1940-1943), bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
Exhibition History
Re-View: S228-230 Arts of Asia, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/31/2008 - 11/23/2008