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The Advent of Chinese Civilization

"The Advent of Chinese Civilization"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 4  May 18, 2021 (Tue) - November 14, 2021 (Sun)

Painted Pottery Jar with a Handle, Gansu or Qinghai province, China, Majiayao culture, ca. 2600-2300 BC (Gift of Dr. Yokogawa Tamisuke)

This gallery 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 Roof Tile with an Animal Mask ("Taotie") China Warring States period (the state of Yan), 5th–4th century BC TJ-5788
Oracle Bones Excavated at Yinxu, Anyang, Henan province, China Shang dynasty, 13th-11th century BC TJ-4666-43
_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 Monster Reportedly found at Yinxu, Anyang, Henan Province, China Shang dynasty, 13th–11th century BC TJ-4825
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