Ancient Chinese Tiger Bone

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 07 November 2017
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At roughly 22 cm (9 in) in length and containing 22 Chinese characters, this tiger bone was made in the third year of Emperor Dixin (fl. c. 1152 BCE) of the Shang Dynasty (c.1600-1046 BCE). (Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto)

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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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