University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Katheryn M. Linduff

The Incidence of Lead in Late Shang and Early Chou Ritual Vessels

By: Katheryn M. Linduff

No evidence confirming the general use of bronze in Ancient China, now attested by archaeological remains, can so far be dated earlier than ca 1300 B.C. The most firmly dated context in which bronze was in general use was at Cheng-chou, Honan. The knowl­edge of sophisticated metalworking tech­niques and the ability to use them to […]