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Shenzhen Nanshan Museum ed: YANG RUO DAO XING: HEBEI HANDAI WANGSHI WENWU ZHAN. Stars Shining Bright: Hebei Province Han Imperial Court Cultural Relics Exhibition. Beijing, 2020. 8, 165 pp. Colour and b/w plates throughout. 29x21 cm. Boards.
Catalogue of an exhibition held at Shenzhen Nanshan Museum in early 2021. Explores court life and ritual during the Han dynasty through artefacts excavated from important royal tombs in Hebei province including those of the Zhongshan state. The exhibition in three main sections: Imperial Dignity, Endless Joy, Belief in Immortality. The exhibits of extremely fine quality. Includes inlaid and other bronzes, gold and jade including a famous jade burial suit. A good amount of English text including introductions and captions to plates. Fuller text in Chinese.
Subjects: Archaeology Court Life
Available, as of: 12/02/2022
Was item 36 in printed List 202.
Record produced by Hanshan Tang Books, www.hanshan.com.