Yin Zhou jinwen jicheng
Yin Zhou jinwen jicheng ( Chinese 殷 周金文 集成 - "Collection of bronze inscriptions from the time of the Shang and Zhou dynasties"; Abbr. Jicheng 集成 or JC for short) is a collection of Chinese bronze inscriptions from the time of the Yin (= Shang) and Zhou Dynasty . It was published by the Archaeological Institute of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in 1984-94 and has appeared in twenty volumes.
The work contains 12,113 images of rubbings classified according to vessel type and length of the inscription. The inscription on the vessel Guo Ji Zi Bai pan, for example, bears the number 10173.
In addition to the Jinchu Yin Zhou jinwen jilu 近 出 殷周 金 文集 录 collection (6 vols., Beijing: Zhonghua, 2002), it is currently one of the largest and most important collections of bronze inscriptions.
- Zhongguo shehui kexueyuan Kaogu yanjiusuo (ed.): Yin Zhou jinwen jicheng , 20 vols., Shanghai: Zhonghua shuju 1984-94
- Zhongguo shehui kexueyuan Kaogu yanjiusuo (ed.): Yin Zhou jinwen jicheng shiwen , 6 vols., Hong Kong 2001 (transcription of the inscriptions)
- Index of inscribed bronzes
- Encoding Sample of Bronze Inscription - Center for the Study of Chinese Characters and Their Applications (PDF file; 598 kB)