On Jade Suits and Han Archaeology

Kao, Jeffrey; Zuosheng, Yang
November 1983
Archaeology;Nov/Dec83, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p30
Focuses on the archaeological excavation of jade burial suits of the Han Dynasty in China. Total number of Han Dynasty burials excavated; Restoration of the jade suits to their original state; Principal sources of historical information about the Han Dynasty.


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