Shang Dynasty Period
Bronze Dagger Axe
|This bronze dagger axe was used as a weapon during the Shang Dynasty period (16th to the 11th century BC). It has a dragon head pattern and was excavated at a dig in Hourenjiagou, Suide County. There is a close view of the handle of the dagger axe below.
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update: March 2010
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