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Han dynasty (206BC-AD220) stone carved tombs in central and eastern China

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This thesis studies Han Dynasty stone carved tombs in Central and Eastern China. These multi-chambered tombs were constructed from carved stone slabs, and were very popular among the Han people. However, such horizontal stone structures were entirely new, and were a result of outside stimuli rather than an independent development within China. The stone carved tombs were a result of imitating royal rock-cut tombs, while the rock-cut tombs were stimulated by foreign examples. Moreover, many...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Merton College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Archaeology,School of - Archaeology,Institute of

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Supervisor
Publication date:
2015
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:bca2d725-eca3-4d10-bc5f-f77fb0228ece
Local pid:
ora:10067

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