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An early 9th century shipwreck and its implications for the history of tea

The University of Washington East Asia Center presents a lecture by Victor Mair, Professor of Chinese Language and Literature, University of Pennsylvania.

September 30, 2016 11:30am to 12:30pm
In this talk, Professor Victor Mair discusses the Belitung shipwreck, a prominent theme in his co-authored book The True History of Tea. The shipwreck yielded the biggest single collection of Tang dynasty artifacts ever found in one location and a priceless insight window into the history of tea of China and the world during the early 9th Century.
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Sponsor(s): Seattle Art Museum
Free and Open to the Public