FMNH 116755.nosub[1]

  • 116755: Two edged bronze sword

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    Description: Two edged bronze sword
  • Creator: Maura Condon : Field Museum of Natural History
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    Description: scan of rubbings card
  • Creator: Susan Jones : Field Museum of Natural History
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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Museum of Natural History. | [Field Museum Subject Code written in red] 54A-2/02 | Country: China | Locality: Singanfu | People: Chinese | Name: Two-edged bronze sword with engraving of the figure of a tiger on the one, and an ornamental character on the other side; decorated with stripes in black lacquer, presumably to denote tiger-stripes. Flat bronze handle with two holes. [Written in blue] Chou [Zhou] | Collection: Mrs. T.B. Blackstone Expedition, Berthold Laufer, Collector 1908-1910. Notes: Unique specimen. Characters explained as 吳至 Wu Chih [Wú Zhì], name of the caster. | Width: 4.1 cm | Length: 44.8 cm | Height 0.8 cm | Price 40 T. [LEFT MARGIN] A | 116755 | ENT | 7866 | Acc. 1114
  • Creator: James Countryman : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology Department
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    Description: Scan of exhibit label
Catalog Number: 116755.nosub[1]
Description: sword
Materials: metal; bronze
Cultural Attribution: Han Chinese
Time Period: Zhou Dynasty
Locality: Asia, China, Shaanxi, Xian - Singanfu
Accession Number: [1114] Blackstone Chinese and Tibetan Expedition - 1908-1910 (Expedition)
Accession Year: 1910
Other Numbers: 7866, 135
Continent: Asia
Country: China
Province/State: Shaanxi
City/Town: Xian - Singanfu
Collector/Source: Blackstone Chinese and Tibetan Expedition - 1908-1910, B. Laufer : Field Museum of Natural History
IRN: 1352993
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