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The Advent of Chinese Civilization

"The Advent of Chinese Civilization"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 4  June 24, 2020 (Wed) - October 4, 2020 (Sun)

Painted Pottery Jar with a Handle, Excavated in Gansu or Qinghai province, China, Majiayao culture, ca. 2,600–2,300 BC (Gift of Dr. Yokogawa Tamisuke)

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.

Major Work(s) on Exhibit 6 results
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 "Imperial Seal of King Zaichuan" China Western Han dynasty, 2nd–1st century BC Gift of Mr. Abe Fusajirō TJ-3126
_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 Carved Stone Monster Attributed provenance: Yinxu, Anyang, Henan Province, China Shang dynasty, 13th–11th century BC TJ-4825