Asian Art

Piece of spade money

6th–5th century B.C.E.

Bronze

5 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. (13.3 x 5.7 cm)
Gift of Dr. Howard, B.S. 1943, and Mrs. Carolyn Balensweig
1972.123.2c-d
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Zhou dynasty (ca.1050–256 BCE)
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Excavated in Wucheng, Shantong province, China
Status: 
Not on view
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