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Name: ___________________________________________ Score: _____/97 This chapter introduces the student to China, the only continuing civilization that has its origins in the ancient world. This early period of China laid the foundation for many of the tenets followed by later generations of Chinese. The written language developed early and remained fairly static in its evolution. The development of the religious and philosophical systems of Daoism and Confucianism occurred very early in Chinese history and impacted not only China, but also other areas of Asia. China served as a conduit for the dissemination Buddhism throughout West Asia. Art forms and visual aesthetics developed during this early period as well. When answering the following questions consider three art historical thematic trends: 1. Narrative in Art

2. The Human Body
3. Nature is Portrayed
Make sure to use proper art history terminology when answering the questions. 1. What is the difference between earthenware and stoneware? (2 points) ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

2. List six types of objects found in the tombs of the Shang rulers and those of Sanxingdui and note the material from which they were made. (1 point each) a. __________________________________________________________________ b. __________________________________________________________________ c. __________________________________________________________________ d. __________________________________________________________________ e. __________________________________________________________________ f. __________________________________________________________________

3. Identify the following (briefly) (2 points each)

Confucianism:...
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