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Title Mysteries of ancient China : new discoveries from the early dynasties / edited by Jessica Rawson
Published London : British Museum Press, 1996

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Description 303 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Contents Introduction -- Catalogue -- Part I: unknown China -- Part II: The great dynasties -- Part III: Imperial China -- Neolithic sites of religious significance -- The Chinese jade culture -- The sacrificial pits at Sanxingdui -- The royal consort Fu Hao and her tomb -- The ritual bronze vessels of the Shang and the Zhou -- The state of Chu -- The ancestor cult in ancient China -- Precursors and early stages of the Chinese script -- Maps -- Chronology -- Bibliography -- Index
Notes Bibliography p.285-296
Catalogue of the exhibition Mysteries of Ancient China, held at the British Museum, 1996
Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Art, Chinese -- Three kingdoms-Sui dynasty, 220-618.
Art, Chinese -- To 221 B.C.
China -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.
China -- Antiquities.
China -- Civilization.
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs.
Author Rawson, Jessica.
British Museum.
LC no. 96388165
ISBN 0714114723