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[9 Mar 2009 | Comments Off on Childhood of Humanity on Pottery – Pottery Vat Decorated with Stork, Fish and Stone Ax | 1,041 views]

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Name: Pottery Vat Decorated with Stork, Fish and Stone Ax | 中文名: 彩绘鹳鱼石斧图陶缸
Date to: Neolithic period | Culture: Yangshao Culture (5000 – 3000 BC)
Unearthed: [email protected], Henan | Current location: National Museum of China
Dimension: diameter: 32.7cm, height: 47cm
A ceramic painting shows a stork pecking a fish, next to a stone ax.

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[23 Feb 2009 | Comments Off on Five Stars Rising East Benefit China – Prediction Made Two Millenniums ago? | 852 views]
Five Stars Rising East Benefit China – Prediction Made Two Millenniums ago?

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Name: Five Stars Rising East Benefit China | 中文名: 五星出东方利中国
Date to: Han Dynasty  (~200B.C – 200A.D.) | Unearthed: Ruins of Niya, Xinjiang, 1995
Current location: Xinjiang Archaeology Institute
Dimension: 16.5cm x 11.2cm
A prediction made two millenniums ago
What’s so special with this piece of clothing? Well, several points:

First, it’s a beautiful and complicated clothing. Its color, design, weaving, etc, all represents the wonderful textile technology in ancient China.

Second, it’s a product of Han Dynasty found in West China region. It shows the prosperity …