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Harvesting knife (hu)

Type
Ceremonial object
Historical period(s)
Late Neolithic period, ca. 3000-2500 BCE
Medium
Stone (schist)
Dimension(s)
3.4 x 13.6 x 0.8 cm
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1979.39
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceremonial Object, Jade
Keyword(s)
China, Late Neolithic period (ca. 5000 - ca. 1700 BCE), schist
Collection(s) Area
Chinese Art
Web Resource(s)
Chinese Jades, Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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