Jade Sword Pommel, mid Warring States period to Western Han dynamics (375 BCE-8 CE)
- Image Number:K1C001695N000000000PAC Dynasty:Warring States period
- Material:mineral/jade jewelry/jade
bluish white jade, Due to their different colors. The round head is decorated with diamond patterns in the center and cloud patterns around the circumference, which is a typical design pattern of jade head. Copper swords and iron swords are common in the Western Han Dynasty. Jade swords decorated with jade are rare. They are ritual tools to show the status of nobility. The complete jade sword has four jade components, namely, jade sword head, jade sword Tan (sword case), jade sword 璏, and jade sword Kua (sword 珌); There is often a circular groove in the middle of the bottom surface of the jade sword head, which is convenient for inlaying with the handle. There are many small holes drilled diagonally on both sides to penetrate the groove, and the jade sword head is strengthened and fixed by mortise and tenon
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