Chinese Door Gods
In China gods (menshen) were often painted on either side of a doorway to guard against evil demons or ghosts.
Chinese Female Figure (With Reconstructed Head)
712-779 CE. (Head is a reconstruction). Earthenware with pigments. Excavated from Hansenzhai, (eastern suburb of Xi'an...
Gold hairpins dating from the Tang Dynasty to the 7th century CE.
Chinese History in 20 Minutes - A Summary History of China
This is a very interesting video: Chinese History in 20 Minutes (actually, it is less than 18 minutes long). This may...
Chinese Kowtowing Figure
742 CE. Earthenware with pigment. Excavated from Crown Prince Li Xian's tomb at Pucheng County, 2000. Shaanxi Provincial...
Chinese Lacquered Coffin
A Chinese lacquered coffin with dragon and bird decoration from the Chu state. 4th century BCE. (Hubei Provincial Museum...
Lacquer was a popular form of decoration and protective covering in ancient China. It was used to colour and beautify screens...
Chinese Oracle Bone
Oracle bone from the reign of King Wu Ding (late Shang dynasty).
Chinese Religion: A Lecture
Thus video is a short lecture on the religions of ancient China.
Chinese Religions Throughout The Dynasties
This video describes the various religions of China throughout the dynasties, and associated beliefs.