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Treasures: 300 Excavated Antiques From China

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China Cultural Relics Promotion Center

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Title: Treasures: 300 Excavated Antiques From China

Editor: China Cultural Relics Promotion Center

ISBN: 9787800051944

Press: New World Press

Catalogue:

Chronology of Dynasties…………6

A Sketch Map of Excavation Sites…………8

Preface…………11

Jade and Stone…………13

Pottery…………61

Bronze…………125

Porcelain…………221

Gold and Silver…………285

A list of Illustrations…………326

Content Description:

Five thousand years of continuous Chinese civilization has left a brilliant cultural heritage for mankind that is a system by itself.Its millions of cultural relics display an eternal charm with their scientific,historic and artistic human values.Especially important are those now archaeological discoveries of recent decades which have stunned the world,for instance,the bronzes of the Shang and Zhou dynasties,the chime of bells of Marquis Yi of the State of Zeng in the Spring and Autumn and Warring States periods,the bronze chariots and warrior figurines of Qinshihuang,and the gold-threaded jade shroud.The three hundred antiques chosen in this album are all the finest of the finds.

The academic advisor to this book is the famous archaeologist and Beijing University professor Su Bai.The book is composed of chapters exhibiting artifacts in jade and stone,pottery,bronze,porcelain,as well as gold and silver.It covers the period from the Neolithic Age to the Ming Dynasty,and a geographical area encompassing more than ten provinces,municipalities and automous regions.It combines scholarship and art with readability.From the angle of archaeology and the humanitiesthis book graphically reconstructs ancient Chinese civilization by means of her best unearthed antiques.

The editors present this beautiful album to all those lovers of Chinese antiques the world over.

 

 

 

 


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