Dr. K.Y. Chen's Laboratory - Oracle Bone Inscription

Oracle Bone Inscription and Shang History

shang11finalAs a faculty member of East Asian Study Program, Dr. Chen is interested in the origin of Chinese writing and the archaic Chinese, the use of oracle bone inscriptions to reconstruct Shang and pre-shang history, the impact of  Chinese writing on East Asian civilizations, and the comparison of oracle bone inscriptions with Maya and Egyptian hieroglyphics.

codex5Here at the Chinese Writing section of Dr. Chen's Page, you can explore a small piece of the world of Chinese Writings.  Below are a group of links which will lead you to a page full of information or pictures on that particular subject.

For more information dealing with the Origin of Chinese Writings and the collections of oracle bone inscriptions used for teaching course 424  please visit  the Teaching Section.