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Harvesting knife (hu 笏)

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 29.6 x 7.5 x 0.3 cm (11 5/8 x 2 15/16 x 1/8 in)
Culture:
Longshan culture, ca. 3000 - ca. 1700 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 2000-1700 BCE
Period:
Late Neolithic period
Topic:
Late Neolithic period (ca. 5000 - ca. 1700 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
nephrite  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.167
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
Jades for Life and Death
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
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