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Spear

UnknownShang Dynasty ca.1600 - 1046 BC

Sanxingdui Museum

Sanxingdui Museum
Guanghan, China

The spear was a common weapon in ancient times. This spearhead would have been attached to a long wooden shaft. However, this object is carefully polished and the blade is new, with no signs of use. It was likely not made for a common spear to be used in combat.

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  • Title: Spear
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: Shang Dynasty ca.1600 - 1046 BC
  • Location: Sanxingdui, Guanghan city, Sichuan Province
  • Physical Dimensions: w8.8 x h23 x d0.7 cm (Complete)
  • Provenance: Sanxingdui Museum
  • Type: sculpture
  • External Link: Sanxingdui Museum
  • Medium: stone

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