8.75 x 11.25", 463 pages of text plus 41 pages of plates, most in color, diagrams including 4 fold outs, text in Chinese, pictorial boards, Beijing, 2007. Item #35154
First built in 634 AD, Daming Palace (in modern-day Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, China) was where Tang-Dynasty emperors met with officials until the site burned down in the late ninth century. This volume is a collection of 15 excavation reports and 31 archaeological research papers on Daming Palace. Research papers are organized into six categories based on topic: overviews, remains, artifacts, history and geography, restoration, and influences on foreign architecture. Black-and-white illustrations throughout, plus 24 pages of color plates and 124 pages of black-and-white plates.