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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (2): 157–190.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Susan N. Erickson Abstract Objects carved of jade often were placed in Han-dynasty burials of people of high rank. This article focuses on a small, shield-shaped (or “heart-shaped”) pendant frequently found near the deceased. The development of the type is examined through its appearance in tombs...
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Archives of Asian Art (2023) 73 (2): 79–106.
Published: 01 October 2023
... to believe that the spiritual soul of the deceased—traditionally worshipped in the family shrine—could instead be buried in a tomb. Also, they feared the haunting by ghosts turned away from the bodily souls due to the lack of means and resources to preserve corpses, in particular jades. The binary structure...
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Archives of Asian Art (2014) 64 (1): 43–57.
Published: 01 April 2014
... of rebirth for the ancient Chinese because jade cicadas from tombs or depicted in sculpture and wall paintings were placed in the graves of the deceased as early as the share the peaked silhouette of this character, affirming Neolithic period. Specimens have also been uncovered the correlation between...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (2): 199–224.
Published: 01 October 2020
... Wei imperial mausoleums were established on Mt. Mang 邙山, north of Luoyang, at an altitude of 200–300 meters; 50 the imperial tombs of the Southern Dynasties were located “neither on the level ground nor near the major roads” but “on either hill slopes or hills” near the imperial capital Jiankang 建康...
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Published: 01 October 2018
Figure 16. Shield-shaped pendant, tomb of Liu Chang and his consort, tomb M43, Dingxian, Hebei province, Eastern Han dynasty (25–220 ce) , 174 ce . Jade, l. 15.6 cm. From Gu, Zhongguo chutu yuqi quanji 1:210. More
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Archives of Asian Art (2001) 52 (1): 121–127.
Published: 01 April 2001
.... The Decor Styles of Shang White Pottery, vol. 21 Ch'en Meng-chia. Style of Chinese Bronzes, vol. i (1945-1946), PP. (1967-1968), pp. 39-62; Ch'an Portraits in a Landscape, vol. 27 26-52. (1973-1974), pp. 8-29; Facing the Unseen: On the Interior Childs-Johnson, Elizabeth. Symbolic Jades...
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Figure 27. Pendant, Southern Song–dynasty tomb (1127–1279), Nanjing, Jiangsu province. Jade, dimensions unrecorded. From Guojia wenwu ju, “Nanjing Jianzhongcun Nan Song mu,” 172. More
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Figure 28. Shield-shaped pendant, Ming-dynasty tomb (1368–1644), Huangpu district, Shanghai. Jade, l. 3.9 cm. From He J., Shanghai Ming mu , color pl. 41.5. More
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Published: 01 October 2018
Figure 29. Shield-shaped pendant, Ming-dynasty tomb (1368–1644), Outangxiang, Wuxi, Jiangsu province. Jade, l. 7 cm, w. 5.8 cm. From Jin, Zhongguo meishu quanji , 597. More
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Archives of Asian Art (2003) 53 (1): 71–104.
Published: 01 April 2003
... of it might exercise its benign effects. contemporary Song auspicious occurrences were embla- 78 Fig. 8. Line drawing of ceiling decoration in the tomb of Princess Yongtai (684-701; entombed 706); dimensions unknown. From Betty Tseng Yu-ho Ecke, "Emperor Hui Tsung, The Artist" (Ph.D...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (1): 67–86.
Published: 01 April 2018
... of different social, political, and religious contexts, from city walls and palaces to imperial shrines and tombs. After the First Qin Emperor and Emperor Wu of the Han erected twin towers at the palaces they built in their pursuit of immortality, twin towers also became signifiers of the celestial realm...
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Figure 15. Shield-shaped pendant (front and back), tomb of Liu Yan, Shouchun, Shou county, Anhui province, Eastern Han dynasty (25–220 ce) , 89 ce . Jade, l. 8.2 cm. Line drawings: courtesy Southeast Culture, Nanjing, Jiangsu. More
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Published: 01 October 2018
Figure 19. Shield-shaped pendant, tomb M6, Xianheguan, Nanjing, Jiangsu province, Eastern Jin (317–420). Jade, l. 7.7 cm, w. 6.3 cm, th. 0.3 cm. From Nanjing shi bowuguan, Liu chao fengcai , pl. 167. More
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Published: 01 October 2018
Figure 31. Shield-shaped pendant, late Ming (1368–1644) or early Qing (1644–1911) dynasty, found in Qing-dynasty tomb of a daughter of Songgotu, Haidian District, Beijing. Green jade, l. 7.7 cm. From Gu, Zhongguo chutu yuqi quanji 1:85. More
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Figure 17. Shield-shaped pendant, tomb M2 of Gao Song and his wife, Xianheguan, Nanjing, Jiangsu province, Eastern Jin (317–420). Jade, l. 8.9 cm, w. 8 cm, th. 0.35. From Nanjing shi bowuguan, Liu chao fengcai , pl. 165. More
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Published: 01 October 2018
Figure 14. Shield-shaped pendant (front and back), “ Qie Mo Shu ” tomb, Hanjiang county, Jiangsu province, Western Han dynasty (206 bce –9 ce ). Jade, l. 7.8 cm, w. 1.8 cm. From Xu L., Han Guangling guo yuqi , pl. 65. More
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Published: 01 October 2018
Figure 18. Shield-shaped pendant, tomb M2 of Gao Song and his wife, Xianheguan, Nanjing, Jiangsu province, Eastern Jin (317–420). Jade, l. 9.6 cm, w. 8.7 cm, th. 0.4 cm. From Nanjing shi bowuguan, Liu chao fengcai , pl. 166. More
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Figure 38. Shield-shaped pendants, tomb M1 of Liu He, Xinjian district, Nanchang, Jiangxi province, Western Han dynasty (206 bce –9 ce ). Jade, no measurements given. From Yang J. and Xu, “Nanchang shi Xi Han Haihun hou mu,” figs. 42, 43. More
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Figure 2. Quasi-pendant, tomb M2, Shangwang cemetery, Linzi district of Zibo, Shandong province, late Warring States period, third century bce . Jade, l. 5.2 cm, w. 5 cm, th. 1 cm. From Zibo shi bowuguan and Qi gucheng bowuguan, Linzi Shangwang mudi , pl. 53.1. More
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Figure 3. Shield-shaped pendant from coffin of female, tomb M3, suburb of Xi'an, Shaanxi province, Western Han dynasty (206 bce –9 ce ). Jade, l. 4 cm, w. 4.1 cm, th. 0.3 cm. From Liu Y., Shaanxi chutu Han dai yuqi , pl. 175. More