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The Advent of Chinese Civilization

"The Advent of Chinese Civilization"

Toyokan Room 4  February 11, 2020 (Tue) - June 7, 2020 (Sun)

  
Seal with the Inscription "True Seal of the Emperor", Qin–Western Han dynasty, 3rd–2nd century BC (Gift of Mr. Abe Fusajirō)

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:
Painted Pottery Jar with a Handle, Gansu or Qinghai province, China, Majiayao culture, ca. 2,600–2,300 BC (Gift of Dr. Yokogawa Tamisuke)
Seal with the Inscription "True Seal of the Emperor", Qin–Western Han dynasty, 3rd–2nd century BC (Gift of Mr. Abe Fusajirō)
Blade Arrowheads, Excavated from Hulunbuir, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China, Neolithic period, ca. 7th–3rd millennium BC (Gift of Mr. Morita Toshiro)
Stone Spearhead, Excavated at Nanshanli, Lushunkou, Dalian city, Liaoning province, China, Neolithic period-Bronze Age, 2nd millennium BC (Gift of Ms. Sone Toshiko)
Jade Axe, Neolithic period, 3rd millennium BC
Roof Tile with an Animal Mask (Taotie), Warring States period (the state of Yan), 5th–4th century BC

List of Exhibits 6results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
_MD_RECOMMEND Painted Pottery Jar with a Handle Gansu or Qinghai province, China Majiayao culture, ca. 2,600-2,300 BC Gift of Dr. Yokogawa Tamisuke TJ-659
_MD_RECOMMEND Seal with the Inscription "True Seal of the Emperor" China Qin–Western Han dynasty, 3rd–2nd century BC Gift of Mr. Abe Fusajirō TJ-3061
_MD_RECOMMEND Blade Arrowheads Excavated from Hulunbuir, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China Neolithic period, ca. 7th-3rd millennium BC Gift of Mr. Morita Toshiro TJ-4691
_MD_RECOMMEND Stone Spearhead Excavated at Nanshanli, Lushunkou, Dalian city, Liaoning province, China Neolithic period-Bronze Age, 2nd millennium BC Gift of Ms. Sone Toshiko TJ-5624
_MD_RECOMMEND Jade Axe China Neolithic period, 3rd millennium BC TJ-2419
_MD_RECOMMEND Roof Tile with an Animal Mask ([Taotie]) China Warring States period (the state of Yan), 5th–4th century BC TJ-5788