Craft Production in the Western Zhou Dynasty (1046-771BC): A Case Study of a Jue-earrings Workshop at the Predynastic Capital Site, Zhouyuan, China

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Archaeopress, 2008 - Social Science - 129 pages
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This work investigates the craft production system in the Western Zhou (China), through a case study of a jue-earring workshop at Qijia in the predynastic capital site of Zhouyuan, excavated in 2002-2003. Conclusions are drawn from several lines of evidence, including spatial relationships of material remains in archaeological context, various stages of jue production wasters, the authors experimental replication of jue manufacture, and written texts and bronze inscriptions.

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