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Tomb Treasures : New Discoveries from China's Han Dynasty (Hardcover) (Li Zebin & Li Yinde & Tianlong

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"This exhibition catalogue features archaeological discoveries found in kings' and other royalty's mausoleums and tombs from the Western Han dynasty (206 BCE-9 CE) in Jiangsu province, China. These royals lived extravagantly and, after death, were buriedin grand style to ensure a prosperous afterlife. Royal mausoleums were furnished with enormous quantities of treasures comprising not only luxurious goods used in real life, but also artifacts made specifically for burial. About 100 objects (made of gold, silver, jade, bronze, pottery, lacquer, and other refined materials) will be featured, and most of these will be exhibited for the first time outside of China. Masterworks include a full-length jade suit sewn with gold threads, a huge coffin shrouded injade, and a complete set of functional bronze bell chimes for court music"--
Number of Pages: 206
Genre: Art, History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Pgw
Author: Li Zebin & Li Yinde & Tianlong Jiao
Language: English
Street Date: February 28, 2017
TCIN: 51626225
UPC: 9780939117789
Item Number (DPCI): 248-26-5453
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