Table of contents for Ancient Sichuan : treasures from a lost civilization / edited by Robert Bagley, with contributions by Jay Xu ... [et al.].


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Counter Director's Preface by Mimi Gardner Gates 8
Curator's Acknowledgements by Jay Xu 10
Editor's Preface by Robert Bagley 12
Map of China 14
Map of Sichuan 16
Map of Chengdu Region 18
Introduction Part I: Sichuan before the Warring States Period by Jay Xu 21
Chapter 1.Bronze at Sanxingdui by Jay Xu 59
Chapter 2. Jade and Stone at Sanxingdui by Jenny F. So 153
Chapter 3. The Chengdu Plain in the Early First Millenium BC: Zhuwajie by Lothar von Falkenhausen 177
Chapter 4. The Archaeology of Eastern Sichuan at the End of the Bronze Age (Fifth to Third Century BC) by Alain Thote 203
Chapter 5. Tombs and Tomb Furnishings of the Eastern Han period (AD 25-220) by Jessica Rawson 253
Afterword: The Legacies of the Chengdu Plain by Michael Nylan 309
Appendix: Additional Exhibition Information
Chinese Character Glossary by Jennifer Chen 329
List of Works Cited 333
Contributors 349
Index 351


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Sichuan Sheng (China) Antiquities, Sanxingdui Site (China) Antiquities, Excavations (Archaeology) China Sichuan Sheng