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Thursday, January 19, 2017


Exhibition Public - USA & Canada

Secrets of the Sea: A Tang Shipwreck and Early Trade in Asia

Asia Society
725 Park Avenue,
New York, USA
Mar 07, 2017 To Jun 04, 2017


Detail: Early
This exhibition brings the precious contents of a shipwreck discovered off Belitung Island in the Java Sea to American audiences for the first time. The remarkable cargo of spice-filled jars and all together more than 60,000 ceramics produced in China during the Tang dynasty (618–907), plus luxury items of gold and silver, was bound for Iran and Iraq.

Phone No.: 212-288-6400
Site URL: http://asiasociety.org/new-york/exhibitions/secrets-sea-tang-shipwreck-and-early-trade-asia

Monumental ewer with incised floral lozenges and clouds
Monumental ewer with incised floral lozenges and clouds

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