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Beginnings of Chinese Thought

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Part of the China Academic Library book series (CHINALIBR)

Abstract

Made of 83% copper and 17% tin, the Shang Bronze is considered as “undoubtedly the finest things of their sort in the world.” Creel says: “In fact, they (the Shang bronze ritual vessels) are probably the most exquisite objects which men have ever created from metal, regardless of time or place.” (The Birth of China, p. 108).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.BeijingChina

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