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Chisel

Accession Number
1974/1.150

Title
Chisel

Artist(s)
Chinese

Artist Nationality
Chinese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
circa 1300 BCE - circa 1100 BCE

Medium & Support
bronze

Dimensions
1 13/16 in. x 5 in. ( 4.6 cm x 12.7 cm )

Credit Line
The Oliver J. Todd Memorial Collection

Label copy
The miniature size of these bronze axes indicates that they were not used for combat or cutting, but instead were used as scepters or symbolic weapons.

Primary Object Classification
Metalwork

Primary Object Type
chisel

Collection Area
Asian

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