Ancient Chinese Tiger Bone

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published on 07 November 2017

At roughly 22 cm (9 in) in length and containing 22 Chinese characters, this tiger bone was made in the third year of Emperor Dixin (fl. c. 1152 BCE) of the Shang Dynasty (c.1600-1046 BCE). (Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto)



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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and its Communications Director.

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