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Jade ceremonial blade in the shape of a halberd

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An image of Jade Dagger. Green jade extensively altered to creamy white, carved as a ceremonial blade, in the shape of a bronze halberd, ge. There is a raised central rib and the two edges are bevelled. A perforation is drilled from one side near the tang. Jade/nephrite, length 24.5 cm, width 5.5 cm, 1050-771 B.C. Chinese.

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Jade Dagger. Green jade extensively altered to creamy white, carved as a ceremonial blade, in the shape of a bronze halberd, ge. There is a raised central rib and the two edges are bevelled. A perforation is drilled from one side near the tang. Jade/nephrite, length 24.5 cm, width 5.5 cm, 1050-771 B.C. Chinese.

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  • Accession Number: O.29-1946
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/29.0
  • Focal length: 50
  • Camera: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 480 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 260.45kB
  • Exposure time: 1/100
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 29/1
  • Captured: 2008:03:05 01:16:46

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BC bevelled blade ceremonial ceremonies Chinese dagger drilled edged weapon Fitz_AA hole weapon

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