Zhang Zengqi: JINNING SHIZHAISHAN. (The Shizhaishan Site at Jinning in Yunnan Province). Kunming, 1998. 60, 14, 6, 316 pp. 120 colour plates, b/w text drawings. 27x20 cm. Cloth.
A detailed excavation report that surveys the excavations at this famous site in the 1950s and reports on recent excavations in the mid 1990s undertaken to pre-empt tomb robbers. The 1950s excavation of twenty Han period tombs from the Dian Kingdom that then flourished in Yunnan province yielded 1000's of objects the most spectacular finds of which were the distinctive bronzes which have since received great attention. The 1995/6 excavations examined a further 36 tombs. The colour plates show the main objects discovered in the 1950s with some illustrations of recent excavations and finds. With much material on the current state of knowledge and research into the site and the Dian Kingdom. Table of contents in English, otherwise Chinese text only.
Subjects: Archaeology Bronzes
Available, as of: 19/05/2017
Was item 689 in printed List 187.
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