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Dagger with geometric design

The Spring and Autumn Period (770~476 BC)
Unearthed at Yuhuangmiao, Yanqing, Beijing
Length: 29.3 cm

This is a bronze dagger made by northern people. The body is short, thick and heavy, but finely cast, with the hilt being adorned with a realistic design characteristic of nomadic culture.