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The Belitung Wreck: Sunken Treasures from Tang China

This publication presents the main categories of the numerous finds from the Belitung wreck and provides their historical frame.


Photo collage by Rinkoo Bhowmik



PRELIMINARIES

ESSAYS


Page no.

2 A Ninth-century Arab or Indian Shipwreck in Indonesia (Michael Flecker)
40 History of Shipwreck Excavation in Southeast Asia (Roxanna Brown)
56 Late Tang Ceramics and Asia’s International Trade (John Guy)
74 The Navigational Route of the Belitung Wreck and Late Tang Ceramic Trade (Hsieh Mingliang)
92 The Concept of the Conservation of Seawater Finds (Andreas Rettel)
116 A technological examination of some Chinese ceramics from the Belitung wreck (Nigel Wood)


CATALOGUE

Gold, Silver and Bronze (François Louis)

132 Gold and Silver - [Introduction]; [Catalogue]
192 Tang Bronze Mirrors - [Introduction]; [Catalogue]
224 The Coins

Ceramics

228 White Ware with Green Décor (Hsieh Mingliang) - [Introduction]; [Catalogue]
300 White Wares of Northern China (Regina Krahl) - [Introduction]; [Catalogue]
350 Green Wares of Southern China (Regina Krahl) - [Introduction]; [Catalogue]
464 Changsha Ware (Liu Yang) - [Introduction]; [Catalogue 1]; [Catalogue 2]
640 Various Ceramics (Chen Yuh-Shiow) - [Catalogue]
656 MISCELLANEOUS ARTEFACTS (Michael Flecker)

 

APPENDICES

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Appendix I Changsha Bowls
  1. Designs
  2. Inscriptions
  Appendix II Changsha Cups: Designs
  Appendix III Ewers
  1. Medallions on Ewers
  2. Inscriptions on Ewers
  Appendix IV Jars: Appliqués and Inscriptions
  Appendix V Yue Wares: Designs
  Appendix VI Ceramic Forms

 

740 CHINESE NAMES AND TERMS
   
744 BIBLIOGRAPHY
   
755 INDEX
   

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