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Pythagorean Cup,U14350

Pythagorean Cup

£ 60.96
Item: U14350 [1002904]
Pythagoras is known to most students today as the author of the Pythagorean Theorem (a²+ b² = c²). However, there was far more to Pythagoras' philosophy than this: he was a deep thinker on religion, the nature of the soul, and ... more

Magic Mirror,U300001

Magic Mirror

£ 66.84
Item: U300001 [1008686]
The Western Han “Light-Transmitting” Mirror known as the magic mirror has a history of more than two thousand years. It is a miracle created by the ingenious Chinese craftsmen in Western Han Dynasty (206 B.C-24.A.D.) through combining the optical ... more

Resonance Bowl,U30001

Resonance Bowl

£ 180.00
Item: U30001 [1003206]
Dating from the Song Dynasty (960-1279 A.D.), this bronze basin has two prominent handles and four fish in relief on the bottom, as well as lines emanating from the mouths or tails of the fish. When the handles are rubbed briskly with the palms ... more

Yi Bell,U30002

Yi Bell

£ 802.56
Item: U30002 [1003207]
The “faith bell” is designed like the two-tone bell unearthed in the tomb of Marquis Yi in 1978. This reproduction has been cast using a newly designed copper alloy containing magnesium, and exhibits unique vibrational properties ... more

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