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Animal styles in prehistoric and Shang China.

Cheng Te -K"un.

Animal styles in prehistoric and Shang China.

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Published by Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities in Stockholm .
Written in English


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Offprint from Bulletin, the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities, no.35, 1963.

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Open LibraryOL14601196M


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Dogs in ancient China. Dogs were a part of human settlements and households even in the prehistoric times, though the breed is not known. During the Shang dynasty, the construction of every palace, tomb or royal building was concluded only with the help of a dog sacrifice.

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Styles I and II appear at Zhengzhou; Style III appears at both Zhengzhou and early Anyang; and Styles IV and V are found in the Anyang period only. Pre-Style I vessels, ceramic in form, thin-walled, and with little or no surface decor, have been found at Erlitou near Luoyang, demonstrating early Shang or.

Oracle bones were used to practice a specific form of divination, fortune-telling, known as pyro-osteomancy. Osteomancy is when shamans (religious specialists) divine the future from the pattern of the natural bumps, cracks, and discolorations in animal bone and turtle shell.

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Tens of thousands of bronze, jade, stone, bone, and ceramic artifacts Capital: Yin (near modern Anyang). Details of the Oracle Bone Script (甲骨文), which was used to write Chinese during the Shang Dynasty and dates from about BC.

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