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Textile Crafts in the Gulf of Tongking: The Intersection Between Archaeology and History

Cameron, Judith


Craft production played an important role in the overall structure of economic life in the Gulf of Tongking region during both the prehistoric and protohistoric periods. This is evidenced by the large number of bronze drums found at archaeological sites in Vietnam, Yunnan, and Guangxi, discussed in the chapters by Li Tana and Michael Churchman. These drums indicate not only that metal production was a major preoccupation during the first millennium B.C.E., but that crafts contributed to the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: The Tongking Gulf Through History
DOI: /10.9783/9780812205022.25


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