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1. Dragon-design Horn-shaped Cup
(Matching tags: jades,vessel,Han dynasty,National Palace Museum)
Made of greenish-white jade, this vessel has been fashioned in the shape of a horn cup. ......
2. Pi-hsieh
(Matching tags: jades,Han dynasty,National Palace Museum)
The "pi-hsieh" is a mythological creature commonly thought to be able to ward off evil forces with its magical powers. ......
3. "Fine" Mirror
(Matching tags: mirror,Han dynasty,bronzes,National Palace Museum)
The back of this mirror has a round knob in the center and is decorated throughout with geometric patterns, ......
4. Plain Vase with Garlic-shaped Mouth
(Matching tags: vessel,bronzes,Han dynasty,National Palace Museum)
The garlic-shaped hu originated in the state of Ch'in in Shensi. ......
5. Cocoon-shaped Hu
(Matching tags: Warring States Period,vessel,Han dynasty,ceramics,National Palace Museum)
This piece of black pottery has a body in the shape of a silkworm cocoon. ......
6. Pictorial Tile with Scene of a Teacher Giving Instruction
(Matching tags: picture,rare books,Han dynasty)
This picture (講學畫像磚) shows the teaching scene of a Confucian classics teacher in the Han Dynasty. ...... ...
7. Fragment of Stele, Inscribed with Xiping Classics
(Matching tags: Han dynasty,stele,Confucianism)
The tablet of Xiping is also called “the tablet of Han”, or “the tablet of unity”, depending on whether you translate it by sound or by meaning. It was begun in the fourth year ...
8. Jade scabbard decoration(玉璏)
(Matching tags: Han dynasty,accessory,jade)
Zhi is the decoration on the sheath of a sword. It is situated vertically in the middle of the sheath; shaped as a nose, it has a hole in which belts can pass and allow the sword to be carried. On the ...
9. Han’s stone engravings
(Matching tags: engraving,tomb,Han dynasty)
Han Dynasty stone engravings mainly appeared in buildings such as tombs, or in the ancestral halls in front of the tombs. These engravings are related to the burials. According to research, the stone engravings ...
10. Pi-hsieh
(Matching tags: pi-hsieh,Han dynasty,figurine,jades,National Palace Museum)
... Han dynasty, "pi-hsieh" were commonly represented as winged, four-legged beasts, a form that was probably transmitted from Western Asia. Often found as huge stone statues, they would be placed ...
11. Wooden Tag for Bag Containing Military Clothing
(Matching tags: Han dynasty,documents)
The writing on this tag has faded over time and is now indistinguishable to the naked eye. Its traces can only be made out under infra-red light. The tag explains that the attached bag(now lost) contains ...
12. Inscribed Arrow Shafts
(Matching tags: arrow shaft,Han dynasty)
These are four of a collection of nine inscribed arrows. There were many similar pieces produced in the workshops of the Han dynasty. Each was inscribed with the date of production, name of the workshop(in ...
Among the wooden documents from Edsen-gol we also find a considerable number of personal letters, such as this one. A certain P'eng is requesting that Chang Tzu-ch'un take a letter to Tzu-hou.He is seeking ...
In the second year of the era Yung Kuang (42 B.C.), an officer of Chia-chu Company reported to his superiors about the granting of leave of absence to Cheng She on grounds of the death of his father. This ...
15. Imperial Edict of 61 B.C.
(Matching tags: Han dynasty,documents)
This edict is dated to the fifth year of the era Yuan Kang of the Han period, that is 61 B.C. Based on a system of monthly ritual observances it orders certain empire-wide measures to be taken before and ...
... slips. Other than two blank slips, the rest of the slips show five monthly and seasonal reports about the number and condition of the pots, mortars, crossbows, arrows,...  ...
17. Knife-and-Sword Manufacturing, and Farming
(Matching tags: Han dynasty,art)
On the right-hand side of the upper panel are human figures and weird animals. On the left-hand side of the upper panel are three artisans manufacturing knives and swords. On the lower panel are oxen plowing ...
18. Tomb Owner and Acrobats
(Matching tags: shrine,tomb,Han dynasty,rubbing)
This rubbing was made from a Han stele by Tung Tso-pin in Shantung in 1933. On the upper panel we see the tomb owner sitting in the shrine. On the lower panel are acrobatic performances on horses and vehicles. ...
19. Confucius meeting with Lao Tzu
(Matching tags: shrine,tomb,Lao Tzu,Confucius,Han dynasty,rubbing)
This rubbing was made from a Han stele by Tung Tso-pin in Shantung in l933. It is the other side of the same stone (no. 27073). In the two lower grids Confucius is depicted meeting with Lao Tzu and Hsiang ...
20. She-Yang Stone Gate
(Matching tags: Han dynasty,art)
... Lao Tzu and their disciples. In the middle panel acrobats perform to the sound of a two-sided drum. In the lower panel is a kitchen scene. All of these are common motifs in Han dynasty art.  ...
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