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The Advent of Chinese Civilization

"The Advent of Chinese Civilization"

Toyokan Room 4  February 13, 2019 (Wed) - June 2, 2019 (Sun)

  
Carved Stone Monster, Attributed provenance: Yinxu, Anyang, Henan province, China, Shang dynasty, 13th–11th 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, China, Neolithic period, 3rd millennium BC
Carved Stone Monster, Attributed provenance: Yinxu, Anyang, Henan province, China, Shang dynasty, 13th–11th century BC