Chinese Archaeological Abstracts, Vol. 4: Post Han


Series: Monumenta Archaeologica 11
ISBN: 978-0-917956-54-0
Publication Date: Dec 1985

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Albert E. Dien, Jeffrey K. Riegel, and Nancy T. Price

Chinese Archaeological Abstracts 4 completes the account of what transpired during the decade of Chinese archaeology from 1972 to 1981. A compilation of abstracts of over 140 articles appearing in Wenwu and Kaogu during this period, it describes excavations ranging from Six Dynasties through Post-Tang. Examples of the wide variety of archaeological investigations covered include Jin and Southern Dynasty tombs at Machang and Yixamg, Northern Wei lacquer screen painting and embroideries, and changes in the plan of the old city of Beijing. Also covered are articles concerning minoritiesand foreign occupants, such as the tribes associated with the state of the Nanzhao, and tombs from the Ji’an District. And index for the three numbers of Chinese Archaeological Abstracts 2, 3, and 4 follows.