Masks of Mystery

Masks of Mystery : Ancient Chinese Bronzes from Sanxingdui = Jia Mian Zhi Mi : Sanxingdui Chu Tu Zhong Guo GU Dai Qing Tong Qi

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Catalogue of the exhibition of cultural artifacts from Sanxingdui at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney. The 39 exhibits include bronze masks, standing figures, bronze fittings and jade blades. The essays bring up-to-date the latest research on Sanxingdui and the ancient Shu kingdom.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 110 pages
  • 205.7 x 261.6 x 12.7mm | 562.46g
  • Art Gallery of New South Wales
  • Sydney, Australia
  • English
  • illustrations (chiefly colour), maps
  • 0734763166
  • 9780734763167

Table of contents

Foreword / Edmund Capon -- Foreword / Liang Xuzhong -- Sanxingdui and Shang art and culture / Edmund Capon -- Behind the masks : Sanxingdui bronzes and the culture of the ancient Shu kingdom / Liu Yang -- Catalogue entries [1-39] / Liu Yang and Edmund Capon -- Photographs of the Sanxingdui Pits.show more