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H 297 x W 210 mm

124 pages

Illustrated throughout in black & white

Published Oct 2015

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784912161

Digital: 9781784912178

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Eastern Han (AD 25-220) Tombs in Sichuan

By Xuan Chen

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This work explores the many factors underlying the extended popularity of the cliff tomb, a local burial form in the Sichuan Basin in China during the Eastern Han dynasty (AD 25-220).



Preface Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Tomb Structure Chapter 3: Pictorial Carvings Chapter 4: Burial Objects Chapter 5: Conclusion Bibliography Appendix 1 Stories of Filial Sons and Eminent Men and Women Carved in the Cliff tombs in Sichuan Appendix 2 Eastern Han High Officials of the Areas Outside Sichuan from the Sichuan Area Appendix 3 Eastern Han Cliff Tombs Excavated in the Sichuan Area