Bronze: implement

One tongue-shaped bronze dagger-axe (ge). Obverse and reverse exhibit green patina. Behind blade (yuan) is a ring-shaped socket for a staff. The other side of the socket terminates in a rectangular flange (nei) the obverse and reverse of which present moulded serpentine patterns.
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Dimensions (LxWxH): 218 x 27 x 82mm (8 9/16 x 1 1/16 x 3 1/4")
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