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Discoveries From China’s Bronze Age

One of the greatest discoveries from China’s Bronze Age occurred in 1939 when a bronzeware piece from the Shang Dynasty, dated to be more than 3,000 years old, was found in Anyang City, Henan Province. It is known as the Simuwu ding. An Emperor’s ceremonial cauldron A “ding” is a tripod or 4-legged ceremonial cauldron. It is ...

Emma Lu

Tourist visit the famous Simuwu ding bronze tripod in the National Museum of China.