Zhaoge
Zhaoge (Chinese: 朝歌; pinyin: Zhāogē) was the capital of Shang dynasty, and later capital of State of Wei (衛國). It is located in current Qi County, Hebi, Henan.
Oracle bone
Oracle bones (Chinese: 甲骨; pinyin: jiǎgǔ) are pieces of turtle shell or bone, normally from ox scapulae or turtle plastrons, which were used for pyromancy – a form of divination – ...
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Battle of Muye
The Battle of Muye (also known as the Battle of Mu; Chinese: 牧野之戰; pinyin: Mùyě zhī zhàn) was fought in circa 1046 BCE in China. The battle led to the end of the Shang dynasty, and the beginni...
Deer Terrace Pavilion
Deer Terrace Pavilion (Chinese: 鹿台) was a structure believed to have been built in the Shang dynasty. Its location is believed to be in Zhaoge (near the present-day JinNiuLing in Qi County, Hebi)....
Sufutun
Sufutun (Chinese: 蘇埠屯) is the largest known Shang dynasty archaeological site outside Anyang, located in Qingzhou municipality, Shandong.Occasional finds by Yidu farmers were reported in 1931; in ...
Yinxu
Yinxu, or Yin Xu, (Chinese: 殷墟; pinyin: Yīnxū; literally: "Yin Ruins"; [ínɕý]) is the site of one of the ancient and major historical capitals of China. It is the source of the archeologic...
Houmuwu ding
The Houmuwu ding (Chinese: 后母戊鼎; pinyin: Hòumǔwù dǐng), formerly called Simuwu ding (Chinese: 司母戊鼎; pinyin: Sīmǔwù dǐng), is a rectangular bronze ding (sacrificial vessel, one of the c...
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Youli
Youli (Chinese: 羑里) was a former settlement in ancient China. It was the location of King Zhou's imprisonment of the Zhou king Wen. It was during this captivity that he was said to have constructed th...
Golden Sun Bird
The Golden Sun Bird (simplified Chinese: 太阳神鸟金饰; traditional Chinese: 太陽神鳥金飾; pinyin: Tàiyáng Shénniǎo Jīnshì) is an ancient artifact, unearthed in 2001 from the Jinsha Ruins in Chengdu Ci...
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Shang Dynasty
The Shang dynasty (Chinese: 商朝; pinyin: Shāng cháo) or Yin dynasty (Chinese: 殷代; pinyin: Yīn dài), according to traditional historiography, ruled in the Yellow River valley in the sec...
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Huanbei
Huanbei (Chinese: 洹北; pinyin: Huánběi) is the site of an ancient city on the northern outskirts of the modern city of Anyang in Henan province, China.The name refers to its position to the nor...
Duchy of Zhou
The Predynastic Zhou or Preconquest Zhou (Chinese: 先周) refers to the state of Zhou that existed in modern Shaanxi province during the Shang dynasty of ancient China, before its conquest of Shang i...
Oracle bone script
Oracle bone script (Chinese: 甲骨文; pinyin: jiǎgǔwén; literally: "shell bone writing") is the set of incised (or, rarely, brush-written) ancient Chinese characters found on oracle bones, whi...
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Tomb of Fu Hao
The Tomb of Fu Hao (simplified Chinese: 妇好墓; traditional Chinese: 婦好墓; pinyin: Fù Hǎo Mù) is an archaeological site at Yinxu, the ruins of the ancient Shang dynasty capital Yin, within the...
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Shang archaeology
Shang archaeology is concerned with the archaeological evidence for the Shang dynasty. Choice of excavation sites and interpretation of finds have been heavily influenced by the textual historical rec...
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Tong Bei
Tong Bei (Chinese: 铜贝) literally translated as "Bronze Cowry" or "Bronze Shell", is an ancient coin found in China.This coin itself is a replica of more ancient Cowry Money, made for the purpose o...
Taotie
The Taotie (Chinese: 饕餮; pinyin: tāotiè; sometimes translated as a gluttonous ogre mask) is a motif commonly found on Chinese ritual bronze vessels from the Shang and Zhou dynasty. The design ...
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Battle of Mingtiao
The Battle of Mingtiao was a legendary battle between the Xia dynasty and the Shang dynasty, resulting in a Shang victory which created the circumstances for the elevation of the Duke of Shang to the ...
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