The golden age dynasy

The Han Dynasty existed between 206 BCE to 220 CE.  Those years became the Golden Age.  Much of Chinese culture was established was established at this time.  Peace and prosperity fled throughout China.  A well organized government of well educated men ruled.  Advances in mathematics, medicine, architecture, literature, agriculture, engineering and astronomy occurred.  Along with advances came the invention of paper, iron casting, the wheelbarrow and crop rotation, which would all greatly influence the outcome of the Han dynasty.  One major achievement during the Han Dynasty's rule was the development of the Silk Road.  The Silk Road would create cultural diffusion between China and Europe. Also, the Silk Road trade would introduce new foods, materials and much more that was not accessible to them before.

This item demonstrates the Han Golden Age because dancing was both a way to celebrate, document events and express themselves in China.
This item demonstrates the impact of cultural diffusion on Han society because pearls are not originally from China and are believed to be from India. How the pearls got to China is due to the silk road.
This item demonstrates the Han Golden Age because multiple advances occurred. One of which being literature. Ink is a major advancement because it can be used to write.
This item demonstrates the impact of cultural diffusion on the Han society because Jewelry could have been traded on the Silk Road. Jewelry made with Jade was highly valued because it was a social status symbol and also represented dignity and grace.
This item demonstrates the Han Golden Age because advances in medicine occurred. Medicine is extremely valuable and China's people became more educated on medicine and developed multiple natural medicines made with herbs
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