Zhongguo Shehui Kexue Yuan Kaogu Yanjiusuo ed: TENGZHOU QIANZHANGDA MUDI. Qianzhangda Cemetery in Tengzhou. Kaoguxue Zhuankan, IV:71. Beijing, 2005. 15, 832 pp. text plus 72 pp. colour and 222 pp. b/w plates. Numerous b/w text drawings. 4 foldouts. 2 vols. 27x19 cm. Cloth.
Tengzhou is located in China's Shandong province. This important cemetery dates from the Shang and Zhou dynasties. Excavation included 111 burials, 5 chariot and horse pits, sacrificial pits and residential remains. Nearly 10,000 artefacts were found, including 175 bronze ritual vessels, 345 pieces and groups of jade objects, weaponry, bronze parts of chariots and horse harnesses plus extensive pottery. This very detailed two-volume report records and discusses the finds, together with extensive illustrations. Five page English abstract. Main text in Chinese.
Available, as of: 12/02/2018
Was item 704 in printed List 187.
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