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Princes of jade
AuthorCapon, Edmund
MacQuitty, William
Pub. LocationNew YorkPublisherE.P. Dutton
Date1973Phys. Desc.192 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm.
LocationDirector's OfficeCall NumberDS748 .C36 1973b
Princes of jade / [by] Edmund Capon & William MacQuitty.
Bibliography: p. 188.

Contents: Prince of Han; China before the Han; from Confucius to Laozi; Court of the Son of Heaven; everyday life in Han China; Han imperialism: China and the West; art and culture: the age of Realism; legacy of Han; chronological lists.
Note: Color plates detail Han eternal fidelity lamp from Princess Dou Wan tomb; bronze artifacts, animals, wrestlers, jade burial suit of Prince Liu Sheng, Zhou dynasty pendants, tomb rubbing from Chengdu, Sichuan; relief molded bricks, silk spinning loom, weapons, spears, chariots; items from Fenshuiling, Shanxi, Shandong, Ordos, Wangdu, Hebei; Xiongnu art; flying horse from Leidai, Wuwei, Gansu, Eastern Han; Mawangdui.

Subject(s)China--History--Han dynasty, 202 B.C.-220 A.D.
China--History--Han dynasty, 202 B.C.-220 A.D.--Tombs
Excavations (Archaeology)--China--Changsha Shi
China--Antiquities--Pictorial works
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #12020
ISBN0525183493LCCN73-14410OCLC812460