Ji halbert with inscription “Hou”, early to mid Western Zhou dynasty, c. 11th-9th century BCE

Ji halbert with inscription“Hou”,early to mid Western Zhou dynasty, c. 11th-9th century BCE

  • Image Number:C1A000160N000000000PAB
  • Dynamic:Western Zhou dynamic
  • Category:Bronzes
  • Function:Weapon
  • Material:Mineral/metal/bronze
  • Description:
    A conjoined halberd cast with spears and spears. There are three straight edges on the ridge of the aid belt, and the back end of the aid belt is round. The upper blade extends upward to form a spear; The auxiliary blade extends downward into a beard. Wear it for three parties. There is a word “Hou” in Yin script. The Marquis halberd of our hospital is an old collection of Ronggeng, and the record of “Song of Zhai and Ji Jin Lu” is handed down from Junxian County. A halberd was also unearthed from Tomb 2 of Xin Village, Junxian County, with the same inscription and similar shape. This halberd is light and thin. It may not be a practical weapon

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