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Late Shang Cooking and Cooking Technology from Yinxu, China (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Jasmine Sacharuk. Hongbin Yue.

A great deal of effort has been dedicated to developing detailed ceramic chronologies at the late Shang capital of Yinxu (ca. 1200-1045 B.C.E.) in China, but there has been comparatively less focus on the specific, actual uses of ceramic vessels and the roles that they played in the day-to-day life of Shang citizens. Local cooking practices and cooking technology in particular, both of which are key aspects in household dynamics and cultural identity, hold the potential to reveal important...

pXRF examination of Shang-Dynasty Bronzes from the Daxinzhuang site, Shandong (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Qingzhu Wang. Thomas Fenn. Hui Fang. Xuexiang Chen. Jianfeng Lang.

In this paper I present the preliminary results of pXRF analysis of Shang-Dynasty bronzes from the Daxinzhuang site (1400-1046 BC), Jinan, Shandong province. The Daxinzhuang site has been receiving considerable research interests since the 1930s, especially when the high elite burials were excavated in 2003 and 2010. Much research has been focused on these burials and the elaborate bronzes, but there has not been any research on the chemical composition and casting techniques of the bronzes from...