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Ancient Metal

Ancestral instruments were played at the great sacrificial ceremonies performed by the emperor. They were made from one of the sacred elements metal, ceramic, wood, leather, or bamboo.
#18 Teaching at Taizhou Teachers College-Backpacking in Beijing - Temples

July 7th 2006
There are numerous Temple complexes spread around and close to Beijing, but it would take numerous visits to this great city to view and appreciate them all. This blog will feature just two, Temple of Heaven (Tiantan) and Lama Temple. Temple of Heaven The spectacular Temple of Heaven complex is located a few minutes south of the Palace Museum in one of the cities’ most popular parks. It is pos ... read more
Asia » China » Beijing

Chinese Flag For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
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