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Sultan's Lost Treasure

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The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this program:

On China's China
What makes blue-and-white porcelain so striking? So durable? So inimitable? In this interview, Tu Wung, curator of Asian art at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts, reveals some of the carefully held secrets of early Chinese porcelain-makers. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Ancient Chinese Explorers
A century before Europeans 'discovered' the Indian Ocean, Chinese merchants led by Zheng He (1371-1433) journeyed as far as Zanzibar in search of trade items to dazzle the imperial court. (Grades 9-12)

Asia's Undersea Archeology
Wrecks of medieval ships found in China, South Korea, and Thailand, all laden with quality trade goods, are shedding light on the greatest period of Chinese maritime exploration. (Grades 9-12)

Date the Dish (Hot Science)
How old is that old bowl? In this game, you're the expert who needs to assess the age of a centuries-old Chinese porcelain artifact. (Shockwave plug-in required.) (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

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Sultan's Lost Treasure
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