ECIV 104: Eastern Civilization: Image Gallery

This guide provides you with supplemental materials to the online course. All information can be accessed via online.





Ancient China

The "Peking Man"

Longshan remains

Yangshao remains

Xia remains

Shang Oracle Bones

Shang Bronze Ritual Vessels

Shang Tomb Guardian

Shang Bronzes


China's Problems in the late 19th Century

Opium Smokers

Late Qing and Republican Era

Empress Dowager Cixi, Qing Dynasty

Lu Xun

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen

Chiang Kai-shek (Jiang Jie-shi)

Mao Zedong

Post-World War II Era

PRC Flag

Taiwan (ROC) Flag

Deng Xiaoping

The Goddess of Democracy, Tiananmen Square, 1989

Tank Man, Tiananmen Square, 1989


Yin and yang Confucius

Mengzi / Mencius

Zhu Xi, the founder of Neo-Confucianism

Laozi / Lao Tzu

Relic of Shakyamuni Buddha's finger at Famin

Tibetan woodblock print of Maitriya

Dongzhang Buddha

Kuanyin / Guanyin, the goddess of mercy

Bodhidharma, founder of Chan Buddhism (Zen Buddhism)

Chan Buddhist Hui-neng tears up the sutras

A modern Buddhist temple at Famin

Gender and Sexuality

Bound feet

Imperial China

The Yangzi RiverSun Tzu / Sunzi

Duke of Zhou The First Emperor

Tomb of the First Emperor at Xi'an, Lines of soldier statues

Qin Bronze

The Great Wall

China under the Han Dynasty

Han Dynasty jar

Chang'an under the Tang Dynasty Empress Wu Zetian

Tang CamelTang lady

Tang vase

The Grand Canal, 19th century CE


Song Vase


Genghis Khan

Kublai KhanKublai Khan

Mongol ArchersMarco Polo


Ming Dynasty Vase Ming Dynasty Vase


Matthew Ricci, a Jesuit missionary

The Hall of Harmony, Beijing

City Wall, Beijing


The Emperor Kangxi

The Qianlong Emperor, Qing Dynasty

Qing Dynasty vase, 18th century


Early Chinese Star Mapping

Silk Production

early paper money

Tang Dynasty coin

The earliest printed book, 868 CE

Tea Use


Chinese cannon, 1368

Zheng He

Zheng He's voyage