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Re: ancient Dian bronzes

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  • omabi_us
    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
    Message 1 of 2 , May 9 4:52 PM
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      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:
      > http://picasaweb.google.com/GaryLeeTodd/YunnanProvincialMuseum#
      > A smaller collection of Dian bronze is at the Kunming City Museum:
      > http://picasaweb.google.com/GaryLeeTodd/KunmingCityMuseum#
      > 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
      >
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