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Hsün Fu Ko Dagger-axe (玄夫戈)

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This dagger-axe has a long hu (pendant attached to the handle) with two holes. At the base of the blade, the four characters Hsün Fu chu yung ("Dagger-axe cast with the hsün fu metal") written in “bird and insect” from are inlaid with gold. On the other side is a gold inlaid character chin (or "of") written in “bird and insect” form.

771-221 B.C.

Tomb M1, Shan-piao-chen, Chi-hsien, Honan



Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica

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