To the Hilt

November 2009
Art & Antiques;Nov2009, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p28
The article features antique swords made by the Dian, an ancient tribal people who lived in the northern Yunnan Province region of China, during the second century B.C. According to Chicago antique dealer Douglas Dawson, the Dian were absolute metallurgical masters but were defeated by the Han forces in 109 B.C. The article says that the many objects from the Han Dynasty feature color blue and this was obtained by adding mineral salts while the bronze was molten.


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