Lost Maritime Cultures features the extraordinary archaeological discoveries found in southeast China over the past half century. Research indicates that these “lost” civilizations, which came to light in the early twentieth century, may be the ancestors of Austronesians. From unique pottery to splendid jade pieces, this full-color catalog showcases artifacts from some of the ancient maritime civilizations that flourished along the coast of China thousands of years ago.
Edited by Tianlong Jiao Date of Publication: 2007 Size: 9 x 12 in. Pages: 219 Binding: cloth ISBN: 9781581780635