Nanjing Museum ed: CHANGMU XIANGWANG: DU XUYI DAYUNSHAN JIANGDU WANGMU. Forget Me Not: The Mausoleum Precinct of the Jiangdu Feudatory Kingdom at Dayun Hill in Xuyi County. Nanjing, 2013. 473 pp. Full page colour plates throughout. 32x32 cm. Cloth.
GBP 180.00
Details the discovery and excavation from 2009-11 at Dayunshan in China's Jiangsu province of a relatively complete Western Han cemetery for the rulers of the feudal Han dynasty Jiangdu kingdom. In total, three main tombs, 11 attendant tombs, two chariot-and-horse pits, two weaponry pits and the mausoleum architecture remains were discovered. Tombs No. 1 and No. 2 yielded large amounts of lacquer wares, bronzes, gold and silver wares and jades including a jade coffin and jade burial suits sewn with gold wire. The occupant of Tomb No. 1 was confirmed to be Liu Fei, the first King of the Jiangdu Kingdom. A large volume illustrated throughout with full page colour plates showing the discovery, excavations and extremely fine artefacts. Text in Chinese.
Subjects: Archaeology
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