Relics of ancient China
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Relics of ancient China from the collection of Dr. Paul Singer. by Asia Society.

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Published by Distributed by H.N. Abrams in [New York] .
Written in English



  • China


  • Art, Chinese -- Exhibitions.,
  • China -- Antiquities.

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Edition Notes

StatementBy Max Loehr.
ContributionsLoehr, Max., Singer, Paul 1904-, Asia House Gallery
LC ClassificationsN7343 .A8
The Physical Object
Pagination170 p.
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5941924M
LC Control Number65012619

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Catalogue of an exhibition shown in the Asia House Gallery early in " Reprint of the ed. published by The Society, New York. Patrons commissioned objects that marked a symbolic vision of place and person and that could mobilize support, legitimize rule, and bind people together. Through close examination of key artifacts, this book untangles the considerable changes in political structure and cultural makeup of ancient Chinese states and their northern neighbors. The series, which began airing in , is a big success thanks to its vivid explanations about cultural relics. Namesake books have also recently been published in Chinese, English, French and.   In addition, tiles are related to the medical treatment of horses, considered by the experts as one of the most important veterinarian works in ancient China. The bamboo strips were found, along with many other precious relics, within four Western Han Dynasty ( BC – 24 AD) tombs located in the town of Tianhui.

The earliest known written records of the history of China date from as early as BC, from the Shang dynasty (c. – BC), during the king Wu Ding's reign, who was mentioned as the twenty-first Shang king by the same. Ancient historical texts such as the Book of Documents (early chapters, 11th century BC), the Records of the Grand Historian (c. BC) and the Bamboo Annals ( BC. This is because it is the first sentence of every episode of Every Treasure Tells a Story, a hit documentary series which introduces cultural relics of ancient China. The series, which began airing in , is a big success thanks to its vivid explanations about cultural relics.   Most religious relics seem to take the form of body parts, but the Virgin Mary left her belt behind instead. Her handwoven belt is kept in a silver reliquary in Prato Cathedral. The arrival of the relic allowed the Cathedral to add a transept and a new chapel. According to legend, she gave the belt to the apostle Thomas before she ascended to.   An archaeologist unexpectedly discovered medieval manuscripts, 16th century clothing and Tudor books among the many artifacts left beneath the floorboards of .

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