Qinshi Huangdi Bowuguan: HUYA CHENGCHANG RONGHE: DONGZHOU SHIQI BEIFANG QINGTONG WENHUA ZHENCUI. Rise, Growth and Cultural Integration: The Quintessential Pieces of Northern Bronze Culture During the East Zhou Period. Xi'an, 2012. 311 pp. Colour plates throughout, many full page. 30x23 cm. Wrappers.
Catalogue of an excellent and most interesting loan exhibition at the Qinshi Huangdi Museum located at the site of the Terracotta Warriors outside Xi'an in China. Showed an extensive selection of small 'steppe' or 'ordos' bronzes and a number of similar objects in gold, all dating from the Eastern Zhou period (c.770-256 BC) and found at archaeological sites in Inner Mongolia and Northwest China. A good amount of previously-unseen material. The loans primarily from the little-known collections of Ningxia Guyuan Museum, Gansu Provincial Archaeological Institute, Ordos Bronze Museum and Shenmu County Museum. Brief captions to plates in English including the lending institution. Main text in Chinese. Hard to obtain.
Subjects: Bronzes Archaeology
Available, as of: 26/04/2018
Was item 629 in printed List 192.
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