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A Chinese scholar and government official named Wang Yirong is credited with realizing that some of these bones were inscribed with ancient writing and thus had historical significance.  Today, they are called “oracle bones” and they constitute the best window available into the history, language and culture of ancient China.  Because they involve specific dates, they are also an indispensible means of exploring the ancient Chinese calendar and its astronomical underpinnings

Oracle Bones - A Chinese scholar and government official named Wang Yirong is…

Turtle shell used in the earliest Chinese writing system- Chiaku-wen. 1800-2100 BCE

Chiaku-wen Chiaku-wen Turtle shell used in the earliest Chinese writing system- Chiaku-wen.

*Oracle Bone  *scapulae of pig, ox, or sheep; final phase of Anyang tortoise shells fastened with thongs  *Shang Dynasty  *(Shang: 1750-1045 BCE)

Details of the Oracle Bone Script (甲骨文), which was used to write Chinese during the Shang Dynasty and dates from about 1200 BC.

Main creators of texts written in oracle bone script were officials called Zhen Ren

Main creators of texts written in oracle bone script were officials called Zhen Ren

中国书画诗词院的照片 - 微相册

中国书画诗词院的照片 - 微相册

Ma Heng	(b. 1881~1955) CALLIGRAPHY IN SEAL SCRIPT Hanging scroll; ink on paper 馬衡	(b. 1881~1955) 篆書弟子規(癸未(1943年)作) 立軸 水墨紙本  131 x 33 cm. 51 5/8 x 13 in. 約3.9平尺  鈐印:馬衡無咎、凡將齋、馬衡籀書 題識:癸未秋,馬衡年六十有三。 釋文:危坐向師,顔色毋怍。受業之紀,必由長始;一周則然, 其餘則否。始誦必作,其次則已。凡言與行,思中以爲紀 古之將興者,必由此始。後至就席,狹坐則起。若有賓客, 弟子駿作。對客無讓,應且遂行。

Ma Heng (b. 1881~1955) CALLIGRAPHY IN SEAL SCRIPT Hanging scroll; ink on paper 馬衡 (b. 1881~1955) 篆書弟子規(癸未(1943年)作) 立軸 水墨紙本 131 x 33 cm. 51 5/8 x 13 in. 約3.9平尺 鈐印:馬衡無咎、凡將齋、馬衡籀書 題識:癸未秋,馬衡年六十有三。 釋文:危坐向師,顔色毋怍。受業之紀,必由長始;一周則然, 其餘則否。始誦必作,其次則已。凡言與行,思中以爲紀 古之將興者,必由此始。後至就席,狹坐則起。若有賓客, 弟子駿作。對客無讓,應且遂行。

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