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The Batanes Nephrite Artefacts

Hung, Hsiao-Chun; Iizuka, Yoshiyuki

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Nephrite (jade) ornaments, especially ear-ornaments, are among the most attractive artefacts in Southeast Asian archaeology. As Loofs-Wissowa stated (1980-81: 57): �Ear-ornaments in general seem to have played, and are still playing in some societies, a greater role in Southeast Asia and parts of South Asia than almost anywhere else in the world.....� Because of the beautifully wrought shapes and enchanting translucent colours of nephrite or jadeitite ornaments, generations of archaeologists...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorHung, Hsiao-Chun
dc.contributor.authorIizuka, Yoshiyuki
dc.contributor.editorPeter Bellwood
dc.contributor.editorEusebio Dizon
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-10T21:53:54Z
dc.identifier.isbn978-1-925021288
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/38705
dc.description.abstractNephrite (jade) ornaments, especially ear-ornaments, are among the most attractive artefacts in Southeast Asian archaeology. As Loofs-Wissowa stated (1980-81: 57): �Ear-ornaments in general seem to have played, and are still playing in some societies, a greater role in Southeast Asia and parts of South Asia than almost anywhere else in the world.....� Because of the beautifully wrought shapes and enchanting translucent colours of nephrite or jadeitite ornaments, generations of archaeologists have asked who made them, during which time period, with what kind of manufacturing process, using which trading networks, and for what purpose.
dc.format.extent20 pages
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherANU ePress
dc.relation.ispartof4000 Years of Migration and Cultural Exchange: The Archaeology of the Batanes Islands, Northern Philippines (Terra Australis 40)
dc.rightsAuthor/s retain copyright
dc.source4000 Years of Migration and Cultural Exchange: The Archaeology of the Batanes Islands, Northern Philippines (Terra Australis 40)
dc.source.urihttp://press-files.anu.edu.au/downloads/press/p269441/pdf/ch094.pdf
dc.titleThe Batanes Nephrite Artefacts
dc.typeBook chapter
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.description.refereedYes
dc.date.issued2013
local.identifier.absfor210103 - Archaeology of Asia, Africa and the Americas
local.identifier.ariespublicationu4455832xPUB165
local.publisher.urlhttp://press.anu.edu.au/
local.type.statusMetadata only
local.contributor.affiliationHung, Hsiao-Chun, College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationIizuka, Yoshiyuki, Academia Sinica
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage149
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage168
local.identifier.doi10.22459/TA40.12.2013.09
dc.date.updated2020-11-22T07:37:02Z
local.bibliographicCitation.placeofpublicationCanberra, ACT, Australia
dcterms.accessRightsOpen Access via publisher website
CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)

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