Craft Production in the Western Zhou Dynasty... (Book published


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Author  Zhouyong Sun
Publisher  British Archaeological Reports
Publication Date   July 15, 2008
ISBN  1407302655
Pages  129

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This work investigates the craft production system in the Western Zhou (China), through a case study of a jue-earring workshop at Qijia in the predynastic capital site of Zhouyuan, excavated in 2002-2003. Conclusions are drawn from several lines of evidence, including spatial relationships of material remains in archaeological context, various stages of jue production wasters, the authors experimental replication of jue manufacture, and written texts and bronze inscriptions.

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