Artistic Creativity in Six Dynasties China
The Six Dynasties period from the third to sixth centuries CE was one of the most dynamic periods in Chinese art history...
Bai Juyi (772-846 CE) was one of the greatest poets of the Tang Dynasty (618-907 CE) along with Li Po (701-762 CE) and...
Banpo Neolithic Culture 半坡文化
This overview of one of the larger pits at the Banpo Neolithic site in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province shows several features...
Banpo Village is a Neolithic site in the Yellow River Valley, east of Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, in the People's Republic...
Banpo Village, Xi'an, China
Neolithic Banpo Village, Xi'an, China, flourished 5,000-3,000 BCE.
Battle of Gaixia, January 202 BC
The battle of Gaixia (January 202 BC) was the decisive battle of the Chu-Han Contention and saw Liu Bang inflict a major...
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A bust of a bodhisattva, Kucha, Kumtura (Xinjiang), China. 6th-7th century CE. (Musée Guimet, Paris)
Bodhisattva, probably Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin), Northern Qi dynasty, c. 550--60
More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=8jFxkEQacVA Bodhisattva, probably Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin), Northern...
Building the Great Wall
The thousands of kilometers of Ming Dynasty walls are the expression of a self-sufficient culture. Building the Great...