WAN TANG QIAN KUAN FUFU MU. The Qian Kuan Couple Tombs in Late Tang. Beijing, 2012. 13, 133 pp. text plus 79 pp. colour plates. Numerous b/w text plates and b/w drawings. A number of foldouts. 29x23 cm. Boards.
Archaeological report on the tombs of the parents of Qian Lu, King of the Wuyue State of the Five Dynasties period. Located at Mingtang mountain near the city of Lin'an in China's Zhejiang province, the tombs were excavated in 1978 and 1980. One tomb was untouched. The tombs yielded fine white-glazed ceramics and green-glazed ceramics with painted designs, together with numerous interesting gold artefacts, a couple of unusual form. The major finds are illustrated here together with pictures of the tombs' architecture and interior decoration. Two page abstract in English. Main text in Chinese.
Subjects: Archaeology Gold
Available, as of: 26/04/2018
Was item 642 in printed List 190.
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