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ARCH: CHINA
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  1. Rise of State in china
    Bronze age Zhonhyan: xia and li tribes as war 2070 BC Xia  triumphant, first dynasty, 

    Dynasty result of regionoal developments of Langshan
  2. Origins of Xia Dynasty
    • grew from Erlitou/ longshaun culture
    • Erlitou culture first date back to longshaun period
    • evidence of bronze use
    • two palaces built, surrounded by houses of lower class
    • craft specialisation: tripods/cups/battle axes
  3. Shang Dynasty
    • Palace center of of capital
    • houses were post and beam construction
    • high-fire porcelain
    • only used hoes
    • worshiped shang-ti
    • indication of human sacrifice when king died
  4. Shang Dynasty: Anayang
    • northern province of henan
    • found necropolis containing royal and scaled (relating to wealth) tombs
    • evidence of human sacrifice
    • rituals pay hommage to ancestors and spirits
    • of the natural world
    • rulers claimed communication with spiritual world
  5. Shang Dynasty writing/divination
    • amoung first peoples of china to have written words
    • divination: orcle bone anointed in blood, time name and inquiry written on bone, scoured to produce a crack, prognosis made based on crack
  6. Shang Dynasty Collapse
    1122 BC when Zhou leader Wu captured Anyang
  7. Sanxingdui Culture
    • 2800 BC
    • centred on moated and walled site in Sichua
    • highly skilled bronze workers
    • over 400 pieces recovered
    • bronze-masks found
  8. Zhou Dynasty
    threatened by barbarians, kings lost power, 6 large separate states formed
  9. Qin Dynasty
    221-206 subdued war lords ruled all of china and boundries (only half size of modern china)

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