Quanzhou Archaeology: A Brief Review

Abstract

The city of Quanzhou in coastal Fujian Province, southeastern China, rose to prominence as an international trading port in the twelfth to fourteenth centuries A.D. This paper reviews its published archaeological record which includes the Kaiyuansi Temple, several mosques, Hindu sites, a Manichaeist temple at Huabiao, several types of tombs, the Houzhu and Fashi sunken ships, and kiln sites.

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Pearson, R., Min, L. & Guo, L. Quanzhou Archaeology: A Brief Review. International Journal of Historical Archaeology 6, 23–59 (2002). https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1014881309593

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