Ancient Civilizations - India
Tombs and Ancestors


We have the following resources about : Tombs and Ancestors

Background information

Background informationXia dynasty

Background informationShang dynasty

Background informationWestern Zhou dynasty

Background informationEastern Zhou dynasty

Background informationQin dynasty

Background informationThe Tomb of Fu Hao

Background informationPronunciation Guide

Background informationBronze Vessel Glossary

Background informationAncestor Worship

Background informationWriting



DiscussionHow are ancient scripts deciphered?

DiscussionHow do we know how old things are?


DiscussionObservation and Interpretation

DiscussionOral History

DiscussionCrafts and Artisan Skills

DiscussionWhat do the objects that have survived from ancient China tell us about daily life?

DiscussionWhy is writing important?

DiscussionWho was buried in the tombs?


Enquiry Grid

Enquiry GridCraftsmen in ancient China

Enquiry GridWhat materials last?

Enquiry GridWhy did they take it with them


Follow Up Activity

Follow Up ActivityBronze Inscription

Follow Up ActivityA Museum Exhibit

Follow Up ActivityNewspaper Reports

Follow Up ActivityA personal timeline

Follow Up ActivityTaotie Bronze Vessel


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