The curling dragon and bird-dragon decor of this weapon is inlaid with silver. The slits in the blade served as passages for the thong that bound the haft to the kuo. Patina green Bronze with gold inlay.

Dagger-Axe (Ko), 4th-3rd century BCE

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Title
Dagger-Axe (Ko)
Role
Artist
Accession Number
50.46.54
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The curling dragon and bird-dragon decor of this weapon is inlaid with silver. The slits in the blade served as passages for the thong that bound the haft to the kuo. Patina green Bronze with gold inlay.