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A ‘Kunlun’ Slave: An Unusual Mingqi Figurine

2022-05-31T15:40:05+08:00

Slaves were part of tribute and trade goods in China during the Song and were even depicted in pottery figurines: 崑仑 奴 [kūnlúnnú] or “Kun-lun slave”.

A ‘Kunlun’ Slave: An Unusual Mingqi Figurine2022-05-31T15:40:05+08:00

Ceramic Assemblages from Shipwrecks in Southeast Asia from the last half of the Eighteenth to the Early Twentieth Centuries

2022-05-26T09:41:28+08:00

Khun Atthasit Sukkham, Asst. Curator of the Southeast Asian Ceramics Museum (Bangkok), looks at six shipwrecks found in Southeast Asian waters from the last half of the 18th century to the early 20th century in a SEACS talk held on 17 May 2022.

Ceramic Assemblages from Shipwrecks in Southeast Asia from the last half of the Eighteenth to the Early Twentieth Centuries2022-05-26T09:41:28+08:00

More on the Temasek and Shah Muncher Shipwrecks

2022-05-26T09:50:15+08:00

Two short articles by Dr. Michael Flecker on the Temasek and Shah Muncher wrecks can be found in the latest issue of Wreckwatch Magazine. Click on the picture for a direct link or copy the website address here: https://www.flipsnack.com/wreckwatchmag/wreckwatch-magazine-may-2022-ice-explorers.html

More on the Temasek and Shah Muncher Shipwrecks2022-05-26T09:50:15+08:00

Update on B&W Ceramics with Chen Kelun

2022-04-23T11:11:04+08:00

Chen Kelun, Senior Curator of the Shanghai Museum, shares evidence from the latest archaeological finds showing that the production of B&W in Jingdezhen had begun by 1330 at the latest. A SEACS programme for members and guests held on 20 April 2022.

Update on B&W Ceramics with Chen Kelun2022-04-23T11:11:04+08:00

400 BC intact shipwreck found in the Black Sea

2022-05-26T09:43:44+08:00

Numerous ceramic amphorae can be seen on the oldest shipwreck in the world newly found in the Black Sea, but their contents remain unknown awaiting their salvaging. It is similar to the ship depicted on the famous Siren Vase illustrated here.

400 BC intact shipwreck found in the Black Sea2022-05-26T09:43:44+08:00

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