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    Oracle Bone
    Anyang, China.
    Ca. 14th-12th century B.C.
    6"L.
    Inscribed bone with four lines of ancient vertical text, purportedly the earliest example of Chinese script in complete sentences. Overall tan-brown patina. Ancient loss along the bottom edge, not effecting the inscription, otherwise intact.


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    March, 2008
    19th Wednesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 13
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