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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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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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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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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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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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...
Wu Xian (astronomer)
Wu Xian (Chinese: 巫咸) was a Chinese Shaman. Wu (Chinese: 巫; pinyin: wū; Wade–Giles: wu; literally means "shaman") who have practiced divination, prayer, sacrifice, rainmaking, and healing in Chinese t...
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Daji
Daji (Chinese: 妲己; pinyin: Dájǐ; Wade–Giles: Ta-chi) was the favorite consort of King Zhou of Shang, the last king of the Shang dynasty in ancient China. She is portrayed as a malevolent f...
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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...
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...
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)....
King Wu of Zhou
King Wu of Zhou or Zhou Wu Wang was the first king of the Zhou dynasty of ancient China. The chronology of his reign is disputed but is generally thought to have begun around 1046 BC and ended three y...
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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 ...
Zhongjue
Zhongjue (Chinese: 中潏; pinyin: Zhòngjué; literally: "Jue the Younger"), formerly romanized as Chung Chüeh, was a figure in the legendary prehistory of China.In the Records of the Grand His...
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...
Historical capitals of China
The Chinese phrase Four Great Ancient Capitals of China (simplified Chinese: 中国四大古都; traditional Chinese: 中國四大古都; pinyin: Zhōngguó Sì Dà Gǔdū) traditionally refers to Beijing (the current ...
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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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Fu Hao
Fu Hao (simplified Chinese: 妇好; traditional Chinese: 婦好; pinyin: Fù Hǎo; died c. 1200 BC) or Lady Hao, posthumously Mu Xin (母辛), and sometimes Lady Fu Hao, was one of the many wives of Kin...
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Nangong Kuo (Western Zhou)
Nangong Kuo (Chinese: 南宮适; pinyin: Nángōng Kuò; fl. 11th century BC) was a key adviser of King Wen of Zhou during the late Shang and early Western Zhou dynasties. He was mentioned in the "Jun ...
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...