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The Advent of Chinese Civilization

"The Advent of Chinese Civilization"

Toyokan Room 4  June 5, 2018 (Tue) - October 14, 2018 (Sun)

  
Roof Tile, Taotie design, Warring States period (Yan state), 5th–4th century BC

This section focuses on pottery and jade objects from about 3000 BC to AD 200. The items on display present the beauty that ancient Chinese people pursued in the form and color of pottery, as well as the characteristic luster of jade.

Current exhibit includes:
Oracle Bones, Excavated at Yinxu, Anyang, Henan province, China, Shang dynasty, 13th–11th century BC
Jade Axe, Neolithic period, 3rd millennium BC
Jade Bi Ornament, Dragon design, Warring States period-Western Han dynasty, 4th–2nd century BC
Roof Tile, Taotie design, Warring States period (Yan state), 5th–4th century BC