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Treasures from the Bronze Age of China: An Exhibition from The People's Republic of China
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (1980)
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1. The Beginnings of the Bronze Age: The Erlitou Culture Period (First Half of the Second Millennium B.C.)

2. Vigorous Development: The Zhengzhou Phase (The Erligang Period or Mid-Second Millennium B.C.)

3.The Spread of Shang Culture: The Appearance and Growth of Regional Bronze-Using Culture (15th–11th Centuries B.C.)

4. A Classic Period in the Bronze Art: The High Yinxu Phas (Anyang Period about 1300–1030 B.C.)

5. Unrestrained Invention: The Rise of the Western Zhou Dynasty (Late 11th–Early 10th Century B.C.)

6. Patterns and Interlace: Transformation of the Bronze Art in Later Western Zhou (Late 10th Century–771 B.C.)

7. Variety and Freshness: New Departures in Eastern Zhou Bronze Designs

The Spring and Autumn Period (770–476 B.C.)

8. Splendor and Sophistication: The Inlaid Bronzes of the Warring States Period (475–221 B.C.)

9. The Waning of the Bronze Age: The Western Han Period (206 B.C.)

10. The Terracotta Army of the First Emperor of Qin (221–206 B.C.)

Color Plates


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