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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

Two new Singapore Shipwrecks: The Temasek and the Shah Muncher

2022-04-07T15:38:04+08:00

Marine archaeologist Dr. Michael Flecker shares the stories and discoveries of the two historic shipwrecks recently found in Singapore waters: the Temasek (Yuan Dynasty) and the Shah Muncher (sank January 1796) enroute from Guangzhou to Mumbai.

Two new Singapore Shipwrecks: The Temasek and the Shah Muncher2022-04-07T15:38:04+08:00

Shipwreck Treasures

2022-02-27T13:51:15+08:00

Kangxi porcelain chocolate cups? Dutch India Company wrecks? The newest issue of Wreckwatch Magazine is out, this time focusing on treasures. Ceramic lovers will be interested in the story behind the cargo of Kangxi porcelain 'chocolate cups' found off the coast of Columbia in 1708, as well as a feature article on Rex Cowan, who from 1966 has been hunting down the wrecked ships of the Dutch East India Company. The link ....

Shipwreck Treasures2022-02-27T13:51:15+08:00

Khmer-China Connections in the 9th-14th Centuries

2022-05-27T17:35:27+08:00

Dr. Sharon Wong investigates the possible technological transfer of ceramic production between Angkor and China during the 9th to 14th centuries looking at two distinctive ceramic products: covered boxes and roof tiles. A SEACS programme held on 25 February 2022.

Khmer-China Connections in the 9th-14th Centuries2022-05-27T17:35:27+08:00

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