HUANGHE PUJINDU YIZHI. (The Artefacts Found at Pujindu on the Yellow River). 黃河蒲津渡遺址. Beijing, 2013. xxi, 590 pp. text plus 88 pp. colour plates. A few b/w text illustrations and drawings. 2 vols. 29x21 cm. Boards.
GBP 80.00
A two-volume work which illustrates and discusses the extraordinary and unique discovery of four massive iron bulls and four large iron human figures dating from the Tang dynasty found in 1991 at Pujindu on the Yellow River in Shanxi province in China. The bulls and figures appear to have been used as anchors and weights for supports for a bridge built in the Kaiyuan reign of the Tang dynasty. In Chinese.
Subjects: Archaeology
Item 403 in List 204.
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