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Ge

UnknownShang Dynasty ca.1600 - 1046 BC

Sanxingdui Museum

Sanxingdui Museum

A Ge was a weapon with a long handle, but jade Ge like this one were generally ceremonial items. The front section of this Ge was broken off and a fire turned the color bluish-green. There is a concentric circle pattern on a portion of the object.

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  • Title: Ge
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: Shang Dynasty ca.1600 - 1046 BC
  • Location: Sanxingdui, Guanghan city, Sichuan Province
  • Physical Dimensions: w6.1 x h21.1 x d0.6 cm (incomplete)
  • Provenance: Sanxingdui Museum
  • Type: carving
  • External Link: Sanxingdui Museum
  • Medium: jade

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