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2011ev2123 jpg l

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Acquired in 1948 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
attributions_note
bibliography
collection_code
EAS
credit
date_end
date_start
date_text
11th century BC (made)
descriptive_line
Met, China, WEAPONS
dimensions
Height: 12.5 cm, Length: 16 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
Bought from the C.L. Rutherston collection
id
384915
label
last_checked
2014-08-30T15:38:35.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-30T15:38:35.000Z
latitude
36.894451
location
In Storage
longitude
104.165649
marks
materials
materials_techniques
Bronze, cast
museum_number
M.15-1948
museum_number_token
m151948
object_number
O461404
object_type
Axe head
on_display
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Axe head, the blade pierced with ahole and decorated on either side with a taotie mask in relief. the socket surmounted by a human head facing towards the edge of the blade
place
China
primary_image_id
2011EV2123
production_note
opinion of Ma Chenyuan 30/7/90: very good piece, broken and repaired across blade
production_type
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
slug
axe-head
sys_updated
2013-08-16T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
-1000
year_start
-1100