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Forgery of archaic Chinese bronze inscriptions : a preliminary investigation of the extent of forgery amongst inscribed bronze ritual vessels of the Western Chou period

Barnard, Noel


This survey is written primarily as a record of my investigations on the authenticity of the bronze inscriptions of western Chou for examination as a doctoral thesis; the research involved covers a period of less than two years full-time study of the problems and is still in progress. Final assessment of the nature and the extent of forgery will not be possible for some time, thus the present paper must be regarded only as a preliminary survey of particular aspects of the study. A selection has...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-01-15
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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