Showing posts from March, 2007

Shaws films

Shaw films used to be synonymous with Hong Kong film industry and in the 1970s; they were shown all over Asia, Australia and North America.

Oracle Bones

Oracle bones were found in the ruins of the Shang capital near Anyang in the north of Henan province. They are actually ox scapulae or turtle shells on which the earliest recognisable examples of written Chinese were inscribed. Chinese characters originally were pictures of people, animals or other things but over the centuries they evolved and no longer resemble the things they represent. For more of oracle bone, log in

Maharaja Karna's Tomb

The tomb of Maharaja Karna, a king of Brunei, was discovered in 1958 in Nanjing, China. The king died while traveling to China to pay homage to the Yongle emperor.