8.75 x 11.75", 189 pages of text with line drawings, plus 76 full pages of color plates and 24 full pages of b/w plates, text in Chinese with a 3 page English abstract on Han Burials in Chaohu, cloth, d.j., Beijing, 2007. Item #34012
In 1996 and 1998 the Anhui Provincial Institute of Archaeology and the Chaohu Administration Office of Cultural Relics conducted two excavations just east of Chaohu, Anhui province, unearthing three large burial sites dating to the Western Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 24). Consisting of several earth pits, relatively well-preserved inner and outer coffins and a large quantity of burial offerings (including nearly 3500 pieces and sets of artifacts of various materials), the findings at Chaohu represent one of the most important archaeological discoveries in Anhui in recent years.
This volume is a report on the excavation and findings at the tomb sites at Chaohu, and includes over 100 black-and-white illustrations throughout, plus 76 color plates and 24 black-and-white plates. Also features an abstract in English. A thorough excavation report and overview of the great variety of artworks and artifacts unearthed at this fascinating ancient burial site.
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