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Jade Ax

Late Shang Dynasty, 1100 B.C. - The Western Zhou Dynasty, 771 B.C.

Jinsha Site Museum

Jinsha Site Museum

This jade ax looks thick and heavy and feels warm and smooth. Its cutting edge is sharp, and the original trace is left on the other side. A number of bronze rust stains are on its body, possibly because it was stored with bronze ware.

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  • Title: Jade Ax
  • Date Created: Late Shang Dynasty, 1100 B.C. - The Western Zhou Dynasty, 771 B.C.
  • Physical Dimensions: w3.2 x h8.8 x d1.6 cm (Overall)
  • Type: Jade
  • Rights: Jinsha Site Museum, http://www.jinshasitemuseum.com/gongg/201211/444.html
  • Technique (技术/工艺): Carving, drilling with tube
  • Culture (文化): Primitive Religion in Ancient China

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