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Tomb Culture of Ancient China

E&I Program: 
Distance Learning
Grade level : 
7 to 12

In these teacher materials, and during the videoconference, students will learn about the concept of the afterlife and explain why tombs were repositories for valued objects. Students will be able to identify various periods of Chinese history, such as the Shang and Tang Dynasties. Students will also identify several types of materials and techniques used by ancient Chinese artisans to construct useful objects and grave goods, and discuss the continuity of Chinese tomb culture over several centuries.