Re: ancient Dian bronzes
- Great pictures and a wonderful website. I usually buy postcards because I'm no photographer, so it's great to look at your pictures of sites and museums I've visited. Thanks, Omabi
--- In DragonSeedLegacy@yahoogroups.com, "Gary L. Todd" <leefoxx1949@...> wrote:
> Dear group,
> I recently visited Kunming and photographed the two museums there. They featured the fabulous bronzes of the Dian Kingdom, c. 4th-2nd century BC. The most complete collection of Dian bronzes (and Dali Kingdom buddha art) is at the Yunnan Provincial Museum:
> A smaller collection of Dian bronze is at the Kunming City Museum:
> Though much smaller, this museum also has some skeletons of those nifty dinosaurs which seem to be unique to Yunnan.
> These albums are posted to my www.GaryLeeTodd.com website which currently contains 126 albums and 16,900 photos, mostly of ancient artifacts, Chinese museum holdings, and other things of historic interest.
> Gary L. Todd, Professor of History
> Sias International University
> Xinzheng, Henan, China