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Ritual, Art and the Political Landscape of China’s Bronze Age with Tianlong Jiao


Presented by Tianlong Jiao, Chief Curator at Bowers Museum

Among the world’s ancient civilizations, bronzes in ancient China were probably the most celebrated for their artistic sophistication and technological complexity. The ritual and symbolism of bronze vessels served as essential marks for the political system and power structure. Recent archaeological investigations have revealed stunning new materials, allowing a fresh understanding of the Bronze Age China not recorded in historical texts. 

Location: Norma Kershaw Auditorium

Tickets: Free event | Does not include access to museum galleries. RSVP not required. 

Recorded Screening: Free | Online version will be emailed to ticketholders one week after the onsite event.


Questions? Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 714.567.3677. Proceeds benefit Bowers Museum Education Programs. Tickets are non-refundable.

Image credit: 

Pair of Bronze Wine Vessel (Hu)
Eastern Zhou (770-256 BCE)

Gift of Charles and Eileen Mohler
Bowers Museum 2010.24.2.1-2

Event details

February 3, 2024 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm


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TEL: 714.567.3600

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