Last Updated: Jan 21, 2015
- The British Museum
Ancient Chinese history by topic: Crafts and artisans, geography, time, tombs and ancestors, and writing.
- The Ancient Web
An outstanding resource that explores Ancient Chinese civilization, including: Chinese historical accounts, the tomb of Emperor Qui Shi Huang, the Zhou period, the birth of an empire, religion, thought, and mythology, the Chinese gods, and warfare.
Time maps of Ancient China, including: Xia, Shang, and Zhou dynasties. Digital history atlas included.
Pyramids, temples and tombs, Spyinx, hieroglyphs, mummification, papyrus, dynasities, and obelisk
- Minneapolis Institute of the Arts
Offers a Chinese dynasty guide by era: Neolithic, Shang, Chou, Ch'in, Han, Six, Sui, T'ang, Five, Sung, Yuan, Ming, and Ch'ing. Additional information about Buddhism, architecture, and ceramics.
- University of Maryland
Exploration of the ancient dynasties, its periods, and basic achievements.
- NOVA: Ancient Chinese Explorers
Explores an Oriental Armada, roots of Chinese seapower, the Eunuch Admiral, and more.
- National Geographic: Grand Canal
An exploration of China's Grand Canal.
- National Geographic: Treasures of Ancient China
Full-text article: "Treasures of Ancient China"
- Metropolitan Museum of Art
Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History graphic displays a timeline, overview, key events, and associate works of art.
Family and daily life, the arts, social classes and roles in society