Ordos Bronze Museum ed: MABEI SHANG DE QINGTONG DIGUO. (An Empire of Bronze on Horseback). Beijing, 2020. 360 pp. Colour plates throughout, many full page. 29x21 cm. Boards.
GBP 150.00
Catalogue of a large and excellent exhibition at the Ordos Bronze Museum in Inner Mongolia exploring the history, heritage and material legacy of the Bronze Age steppe tribes noted for their horse culture. The numerous exhibits date from the Shag dynasty to the Han with the large majority of material dating from the Warring States period (475-221 BC). A good and comprehensive survey of Ordos bronzes which includes knives, small animal bronzes, gilt-bronze and inlaid examples and a good variety of other forms and shapes. All illustrated in fine colour plates and described. Text in Chinese.
Subjects: Archaeology Bronzes
Available, as of: 12/02/2022
Was item 30 in printed List 202.
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