Digital Archives of Historical and Cultural Relics collected in the Institute of History and Philology V Rubbings and Archaic Texts: Oracle Rubbings

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Contact: Ching-ju Cheng

The collection of the Institute of History and Philology contains approximately 40,000 rubbings acquired since the beginning of its establishment in 1928. The collection consists of rubbings of oracle bones (excavated in Anyang, Henan province), bronze, tombstone stelae, brick reliefs, Buddhist stone sculptures and inscriptions, pottery and seals. Most were purchased or donated to the Institute, or made by specialists of the institute. The collection also includes the Han wooden slips, excavated at Edsen-Gol, Inner Mongolia, and dozens of Han-Chin slips from the Lop-nor area.

Results of this project are as follows:
1. Bronze Rubbing
(1).Database of Bronze Image Rubbings collected in the Institute of History and Philology.
(2).Database of Bronze Inscription Rubbings collected in the Institute of History and Philology.
2. Buddhist Rubbing Database of Buddhist Rubbing collected in the Institute of History and Philology.
3. Han Dynasty Wooden Slips Database of the Han Wooden Slips collected in the Institute of History and Philology.
4. Rubbings of Han Dynasty Stone Relief Database of Rubbings of Han Dynasty Stone Relief collected in the Institute of History and Philology (still under construction).
5. Oracle Rubbing Database of Oracle Rubbings collected in the Institute of History and Philology (still under construction).

<source: National Digital Archives Program web site>

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Working documents contain the records when MAAT works on analyzing metadata with the staffs of the thematic group. They include worksheets, controlled vocabulary lists, analysis reports, system requirement specifications, guidelines, meeting reports, and mics. 

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