Paleontology of the Shang Dynasty .


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The Three Dynasties of the Chinese Empire. Xia c. 2100-1600 BCE Shang c. 1600-1050 BCE Zhou c. 1000-256 BCE. History of The Shang Dynasty. The Shang was the second inherited tradition in China. It endured right around six hundred years with thirty-one lords more than seventeen eras. Shang used to be an old tribe who lived in the lower scope of the Yellow River. It was a tributary of the Xia Kingdom .
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Antiquarianism of the Shang Dynasty

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The Three Dynasties of the Chinese Empire Xia c. 2100-1600 BCE Shang c. 1600-1050 BCE Zhou c. 1000-256 BCE

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History of The Shang Dynasty The Shang was the second genetic administration in China. It kept going very nearly six hundred years with thirty-one lords more than seventeen eras. Shang used to be an old tribe who lived in the lower reach of the Yellow River. It was a tributary of the Xia Kingdom

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Geography & Territory of the Shang According to Zhou-time customary writings, the city of Anyang in northern Henan region was the overwhelming Shang capital, focus of a domain controlled by one predominant illustrious house. The city filled in as the custom capital of the last nine Shang rulers, from Wu Ding (21st lord, c1200-1181 BCE) to Di Xin (29th lord, c. 1085-1045 BCE).

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Geography & Territory of the Shang Cont\'d

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Fu Hao\'s Tomb Anyang is likewise an imperative site on account of the tomb of Fu Hao, illustrious associate of Wu Ding. Fu Hao\'s is the main unlooted regal tomb and the just a single decisively related to a man named in old writings.

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Findings from Fu Hao\'s Tomb 468 bronze items including 130 weapons, 23 chimes, 27 blades, 4 mirrors, and 4 tigers or tiger heads 755 jade articles 63 stone items 5 ivory objects 564 bone items including about 500 bone clasps and more than 20 bone pointed stones 11 ceramics objects 6,900 bits of cowry shell Ivory measuring glass with turquoise From the tomb of the Shang line ruler Fu Hao, c, 1200 BCE. http://depts.washington.edu/chinaciv/archae/2fuhmain.htm

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Findings from Fu Hao\'s Tomb Cont\'d Bronze Pieces from Fu Hao Bronze Ding vessel       Height: 80.1cm, Weight: 128kg Bronze Ax  

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http://www.marymount.k12.ny.us/marynet/TeacherResources/bronzesproject/html/bklynmuse.htm Bronze Pieces from Fu Hao Covered container     Height: 60cm, Length: 88cm,                          Wine vessel     Height: 46.3cm, Weight: 16kg      Drinking vessel                          

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Ancient Sichuan - Treasures From a Lost Civilization In 1928, disclosures of old bronzes were made at Anyang. These finds upheld the record of early Chinese histories as recorded in early messages. These compositions depicted the early Chinese progress as socially homogeneous - solid and prosperous and amplifying its effective reach outward to include an ever-bigger zone of \'the world.\' http://www.marymount.k12.ny.us/marynet/TeacherResources/bronzesproject/html/upcoming.htm

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Oracle bones utilized for divination by the Chinese amid the Shang line (generally c.1766 B.C.–c.1122 B.C.) Along with contemporary engravings on bronze vessels, these records of divination, which were etched on the shoulder bones of creatures (predominantly bulls) and on turtle shells, contain the most punctual type of Chinese written work. Notwithstanding being an imperative hotspot for comprehension the advancement of composed Chinese, they educate an extraordinary arrangement concerning Shang society. http://www.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/uclib/bones/ob01.htm

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Neat Sites of Current Research &Findings http://www.rom.on.ca/bar/shang/shango.html http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/en/doc/2003-11/11/content_280475.htm http://www.archaeology.org/0005/newsbriefs/shang.html

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BIBLIOGRAPHY RESENT DISCOVERIES http://www.archaeology.org/0005/newsbriefs/shang.html BEST LINK http://www.marymount.k12.ny.us/marynet/TeacherResources/bronzesproject/html/history.htm GENERAL INFORMATION SITES http://www.travelchinaguide.com/introduction/history/shang/index.htm http://www.wisc.edu/arth/ah370/ah370s2.html http://www.china.org.cn/english/highlights/Archeology/96935.htm http://www.humanities-interactive.org/old/bronze/brochure_bronze_age.htm http://www.csuchico.edu/~cheinz/syllabi/asst001/spring98/history.htm http://campus.northpark.edu/history/WebChron/China/Shang.Chron.html http://magma.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0307/feature3/http://www.tpt.org/china/bronze2.html http://www.nga.gov/instruction/chinatp_pt2.shtm http://www.art-and-archaeology.com/courses of events/china/shang.html ORACLE BONE SITE http://www.bartleby.com/65/or/oraclebo.html http://www.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/uclib/bones/bones.htm http://www.mirabilis.ca/documents/000656.html

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BIBLIOGRAPHY CONTINUED General Image Links http://www.mythofcreation.co.uk/image_pages/mirror.htm FU  HAO\'S TOMB SITE http://depts.washington.edu/chinaciv/archae/2fuhmain.htm General Facts Mirrors showed up in Shang China and in Mycenaean Greece, about a similar day and age MAPS/GEOGRAPHY http://www.artsmia.org/specialties of-asia/china/maps/shang-map.cfm http://www.nationalgeographic.com/assets/ngo/maps/see/pictures/chinam.jpg http://www.library.utoronto.ca/east/students02/hoi_wan_lai/ancientm.gif http://www.nga.gov/presentations/china1999/compfig/map2.pdf Erlitou Ruins http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/en/doc/2003-11/11/content_280475.htm SICHUAN http://www.marymount.k12.ny.us/marynet/TeacherResources/bronzesproject/html/upcoming.htm http://metmuseum.org/unique/Sichuan/treasure_images.htm Vessel Images http://www.marymount.k12.ny.us/marynet/TeacherResources/bronzesproject/html/bklynmuse.htm War Chariot Recreation http://www.rom.on.ca/bar/shang/shango.html

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