Chinese Ceramics

    

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Section 1: Tomb Treasures

The Chinese, who have one of the world’s oldest civilizations, made the most beautiful and valuable ceramics. Some ceramics were buried in graves and were meant to serve the dead person’s soul forever. To find out why, go to Tomb Treasures.

 


Section 2: Reaching Distant Lands

Did you know that these ceramics were once considered high-tech? People from all over the world wanted these wonderful treasures. To find out why, go to Reaching Distant Lands.

 


Section 3: Fit for the Emperor

The emperors, who ruled China’s vast lands, had ceramics made especially for them. No one else was allowed to use them. To find out why, go to Fit for the Emperor.

Teacher Resources

Section 1: Tomb Treasures

Section 2: Reaching Distant Lands

Section 3: Fit for the Emperor

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