Virtually explore the Shanghai Museum with Smarthistory as your guide
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A tiny teapot made for a literati audience in Qing dynasty China
A 14th-century physician climbs Mount Hua.
The writing on these bones is 3000 years old, but scholars can decipher an incredible 40 percent of the characters.
Not for everyday use, this ritual bronze vessel is significant in function and in heft. It weighs over 400 pounds!