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- CHINESE JADES IN THE AVERY BRUNDAGE COLLECTION
Arthur M. Sackler Museum of Art and Archaeology, Beijing University:
- QUANLI YU XINYANG: LIANGZHU YIZHI QUN KAOGU TEZHAN
Power in Things: New Perspectives on Liangzhu (Special Exhibition of Archaeological Finds From the Liangzhu Site) æ¬åèä¿¡ä»° ï¼ è¯æ¸éºåç¾¤èå¤ç¹å±.
Beijing Capital Museum: WUSE XUANYAO: NANCHANG HANDAI HAIHUNHOU GUO KAOGU CHENGGUO. Splendid Finds: The Archaeological Excavations at the Royal Cemetery of Haihunhou Kingdom in Han Dynasty. äºè²ç«æ ï¼ åææ¼¢ä»£æµ·æä¾¯åèå¤ææ. Beijing, 2016. 196 pp. Colour plates throughout. 29x23 cm. Wrappers.
Catalogue of an exhibition at the Capital Museum in Beijing being the first public showing of the extraordinary and highly-important recent archaeological finds from the Han dynasty Haihunhou site near Nanchang in China's Jiangxi province. The very well-preserved tomb excavated was that of Liu He, the grandson of the Han dynasty Emperor Wu. Liu He ruled China for a mere 27 days, was then deposed and made a Marquis, the first ruler of the short-lived Haihun kingdom. The tomb was intact and is, not least, remarkable for the large amounts of large round and hoof-shaped gold coins found within, together with some 2 million bronze coins - a good number shown in the exhibition. There are also gold-inlaid bronze bells, an exquisite pair of small inlaid bronze shields with designs of animals and birds, small jades, bronzes, lacquer, two goose-shaped 'smoke-catching' lamps and much more of a very high quality. The exhibition showed a total of some 300 items from the tomb, many illustrated here. The catalogue also shows the excavation process. Illustrated throughout in colour. Text in Chinese.
Item 18 in List 208.
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