Han dynasty

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Noun1.Han dynasty - imperial dynasty that ruled China (most of the time from 206 BC to AD 220) and expanded its boundaries and developed its bureaucracyHan dynasty - imperial dynasty that ruled China (most of the time from 206 BC to AD 220) and expanded its boundaries and developed its bureaucracy; remembered as one of the great eras of Chinese civilization
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
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Clay figures and vessels date back thousands of years in China, but those produced during the Han dynasty have a primitive elegance beguiling to collectors.
The wealthy of the Han dynasty furnished their tombs with similarly sized clay structures to provide beauty and solace in the afterlife.
The discovery of a great number of Han Dynasty manuscripts at the Xuanquan [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] site near Dunhuang has provided scholars with a precious chance to look at the ancient Silk Road from a novel perspective.
A couple of our sale items at the moment are a Dutch Onion bottle dating from circa 1720-1750 and another ancient artefact - a Chinese Han Dynasty Bird Jar circa 206 BC - 220 AD.
In Guangzhou, a city of south China, more than 1000 tombs of the Han Dynasty have been excavated since the 1950s, where 152 pottery figures were found, some looking like Black people (Qin 2010).
Chan is cast as Huo An, a Hun enlisted as a commander in the Protection Squad of the Western Regions of China's Han Dynasty.
Master Chef Xiao Chun Sun has preserved the art of the Imperial Banquet, called the Man Han Quan Xi, a dinner that incorporates the best of the Man and Han dynasty with countless dishes, each with its own distinctive flavor and appeal.
Li Anshan says that from the Han Dynasty (206 BC-220AD) to the Sui Dynasty (581-618), there were practically no references to Africa in the Chinese historical documents.
Indeed, tradition had it in the early empire that the Han dynasty capital Chang' an had been laid out in such a way as to mimic the stars of Ursa Major and Ursa Minor, although this has not been confirmed archaeologically.
A FOUR thousand year old Chinese urn - along with a stone figure from the later Han Dynasty - were on sale in Coventry.
China has a history of grape growing that dates back to the Han Dynasty (121-136 B.
New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): Archaeologists have unearthed the family tombs of a major general of the Han Dynasty (202 B.